We know that software developers use open-source software to confront major technological challenges, and that it’s critical to have a strategy in place that governs its use. If open source is new to you, find some recommendations on how to build a strategy and take a staggered approach to enter into this collaborative digital landscape.

Maps that precisely plot road signs, traffic lights, lanes, and sidewalks within a few centimeters—that’s the sort of data-intensive information required to make Bertrandt’s self-driving car project HARRI a reality. And it took Microsoft Azure Services to tame the tremendous flood of data needed to drive HARRI, as a small map’s worth of data with this level of detail would overwhelm the vehicle’s on-board storage capabilities. Azure DevOps facilitated the creation of the exacting software for this solution by coordinating the work of development, operations, and quality assurance teams.

With GitHub you can deliver software faster and more securely by combining the practices and tools that support the largest developer community in the world with seamlessly integrated Microsoft Azure products and services.

From automating code-to-cloud workflows to accelerating developer velocity, GitHub and Azure combine the best tools to create your next great solution.

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Distributed Application Runtime or #Dapr is a new, event-driven runtime, open-source project that simplifies cloud-native development. Dapr is based on containers, integrates well with Kubernetes, and does the plumbing and heavy lifting involved in developing a modern, highly distributed application. Developers can now focus on what they want to: business logic and migrating legacy code. They can lean on Dapr to provide their applications with the required scale, resiliency, and elasticity of cloud-native architectures.

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe quickly deployed its Company Communicator app for Microsoft Teams, developed using an open-source Teams app template from GitHub, to enable sharing of company news with employees and hosting of large virtual town hall events. This provided executives with the tools they needed to address employees directly and keep them connected when in-person events were not possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Microsoft Visual Studio, coupled with GitHub and Azure DevOps, can help you build, manage, and deploy your applications anywhere—with speed and security. Use your preferred languages, frameworks, and infrastructure, even your own datacenter and other clouds, to solve challenges large and small.

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