by Samuele Dassatti

Let’s unpack Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub

If you are involved in open source development, you have probably heard about Microsoft’s recent acquisition of GitHub. However, if you have not, here is a quick recap of what happened.

The backstory

Let’s start from 2014. In February, Microsoft announced that its new CEO would be Satya Nadella, a cloud-focused developer that would steer the company…