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Microsoft is shutting down open source repository CodePlex, offers GitHub migration tool

Microsoft is closing down CodePlex on December 15, 2017. The company says that its repository for open source software projects has seen a dramatic fall in usage, and points to GitHub as the “de facto place for open source sharing.” With 11 years of service under its belt, CodePlex is not just giving way to GitHub, Microsoft is actively recommending migrating to the renowned service — and is making it easy to do so. CodePlex usage has really plummeted. Microsoft says that in the last 30 days, fewer than 350 projects saw a source code commit. In short, explains the… [Continue Reading]


 

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