Jeff McAffer articles

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Jeff McAffer
Director of the Open Source Programs Office at Microsoft, where he and the team are helping to drive the company’s transition to an “open source engagement first” model. He was one of the founders of the Eclipse open source project where he was an active community leader, core contributor, book author, and frequent conference speaker.
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#Hacktoberfest 2018: Thank you! 

It feels like we just announced our participation, but Hacktoberfest 2018 has officially come to a close. On…

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Join OSI and Microsoft in the new ClearlyDefined project 

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) today announced its incubator project, ClearlyDefined. ClearlyDefined is focused on crowd-sourcing critical licensing…

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Microsoft joins the Open Source Initiative 

We are pleased to announce that Microsoft has joined the Open Source Initiative (OSI) as a Premium sponsor.…

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Node.js and Azure is a winning combination for Microsoft's Open Source Programs Office 

Post by Jeff McAffer and Jeff Wilcox  Thousands of Microsoft engineers use, contribute to, and release open source…