- Category: Joomla
Software company Microsoft has signaled its increasing support of open source projects by officially backing one of the web's most popular freely available programs.
The company has signed an agreement to contribute code towards Joomla, a widely used open source content management system.
It's further evidence of a change in attitude at Microsoft, which last year also contributed device driver code to the open source Linux community.
The move means that Microsoft employees can now add to what has already become the second largest PHP application in the world.
Microsoft has also been working on its own open source CMS, known as Orchard and a spokesman said that the company is also involved in 400 additional open source projects.
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