Open Source enables Microsoft products and services to bring choice, technology and community to our customers.
Some of the most popular developer tools, frameworks and experiences in the world are built around open communities. Here are a few featured Microsoft projects of note.
Accessibility Insights is a suite of open source tools that help developers find and fix accessibility issues in Web, Windows and Android applications.
CNAB is a spec for packaging distributed apps
Open Education Analytics (OEA)
Open Education Analytics collaborates with education systems across the world to develop modern data intelligence capabilities.
Microsoft's communities Get involved
We are building value together and welcome everyone to participate. Together, in the open, it's an exciting time to use technology to build hacks, apps, and services.
Learn from our enterprise-scale approach Our program & tools
We have worked to develop a strong open source program over the past decade, making it easy for every team at Microsoft to choose to use, contribute to, and release open source software.
Many of our tools and approaches are available for you to learn from, too.
Innovate faster and more securely with open source on Azure
Build on a highly secure cloud platform designed to protect your data and business assets, including proactive, comprehensive compliance coverage. Gain the flexibility to move your app anywhere. Operate seamlessly and elastically, on-premises, in hybrid or multicloud environments, or at the edge.
Microsoft Open Source Updates
Towards debuggability and secure deployments of eBPF programs on Windows
The eBPF for Windows runtime has introduced a new mode of operation, native code generation, which exists alongside the currently supported modes of operation for eBPF programs: JIT (just-in-time compilation) and an interpreter, with the administrator able to select the mode when a program is loaded.
Making culture count for Open Source sustainability—Celebrating FOSS Fund 25
Building a culture where every employee can visualize and embrace their responsibility to upstream projects is at the forefront of the Open Source Program’s Office (OSPO) work, which embodies the goals of Microsoft’s FOSS Fund.
Feathr feature store joins LF AI & Data Foundation
Together with our colleagues at LinkedIn, we are happy to announce that Feathr feature store is joining the LF AI & Data Foundation, an umbrella foundation of the Linux Foundation supporting open source innovation in artificial intelligence and data.
We welcome you to our open communities. Please check out our Code of Conduct and one-time Contributor License Agreement to help us all participate with care.