• Office 365 Open Source plugins for Moodle: getting better all the time

    Earlier today we shared the news that the upcoming Cypress release of Open edX, the most popular open source MOOC (massive open online course), will include new features for tighter integration with Office 365. Those features are the result of our open source collaboration with members of the Open edX community. In addition to the...
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  • Open edX + Microsoft Office 365: Better Together

    In the past few days, key contributions have been accepted into the Open edX codebase to enable integration between Open edX, a popular open source system for massive open online courses or MOOCs and Office 365’s popular productivity software and services. This continues Microsoft’s contributions to educational open source software including Office 365 integrations with...
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  • Running Cocos2d-x Games on Windows IoT Core

    Windows IoT core is coming with the Windows Universal Platform support, so Cocos2d-x games may also have the potential to become Windows IoT Core applications. I took the liberty of testing one on my Raspberry PI II…and it’s running!   System Setup You can reference the steps to install IoT core on the Raspberry Pi...
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  • Running Video with OpenCV on Modern Windows

    Our latest contribution of open source code to the OpenCV project completes the relevant OpenCV libraries to enable  video modules to run on Modern Windows (Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, as well as the Windows 10 preview!). Getting Started To take advantage of this, you will first need to clone the OpenCv repo and follow...
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