Microsoft has announced some major changes to its commercial marketplaces including the reduction of transaction fees to 3%, separate pricing and the ability to sell software directly in Teams.
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Microsoft has announced that Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9 is now generally available. The company is also making it easier to deploy Java Enterprise Edition solutions on Azure via new scripts.
The initiative is expanding its benefits to both GitHub Enterprise and the Power Platform for its member startups. Microsoft has also hinted toward future improvements being in the pipeline.
Microsoft has taken perhaps the ultimate step in showing its love for open software, as the company has published its own image of FreeBSD. However, the image is designed for Azure cloud VMs.