Why doesn’t Microsoft make ASP.NET Web Matrix available as Shared Source?
Web Matrix was a really cool tool, and it’s obviously been rendered obsolete by Visual Studio Express. However, there are still alot of really cool things done in the code, and I think it would be beneficial to the community if the source code were made available.
So, I decided to email Scott Guthrie (I only chose him because I have no idea who else might have the correct authority to possibly make this happen.) the basic description and question stated above.
Within a day I got the following response from ScottGu:
That is a good question. I will send some mail to the team to inquire whether we could make this happen.
Now, we can all wait and see if it’ll happen. Hopefully there isn’t too much “secret” proprietary code within Web Matrix that prevents Microsoft from releasing it under a Shared Source license.
- 10 Oct 2020
- 01 Jul 2020
- 06 Apr 2020
- 11 Mar 2020
- 15 Feb 2020
Recent on Build5Nines.com
- 04 Dec 2020
Latest Cloud News: Apple on K8s, IoT, Microsoft Pluton and more! (November 20, 2020 Build5Nines Weekly)20 Nov 2020
Latest Cloud News: .NET 5 Released, Apple Silicon M1 CPU, and more! (November 12, 2020 Build5Nines Weekly)12 Nov 2020
- 11 Nov 2020
Latest Cloud News: Kubernetes, Terraform, Teams Multi-Login and more! (November 5, 2020 Build5Nines Weekly)05 Nov 2020
This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. We also participates in affiliate programs with Udemy, and other sites. This site is compensated for referring traffic and business to these companies.