Microsoft launches CodePlex and announces MySQL partnership

June 30, 2006

[From Computer Business Review Online]

Microsoft Corp has officially unveiled CodePlex, its new collaborative development portal for community-based development for open- and shared-source projects, while signing a new partnership with open-source database vendor MySQL AB.

Built on Microsoft's Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server, the CodePlex site has been launched as the home to 35 projects, including 12 from inside Microsoft and 23 from outside, and will act as Microsoft's focal point for collaborative development.

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