Microsoft has twice as many employees actively contributing to open source compared to Google, yet it gets half the credit. As it turns out, old views of the Redmond giant die hard.
Microsoft developers- Microsoft is the world’s biggest open source contributor, at least, as measured by the number of employees actively contributing to open source projects on GitHub. In fact, Microsoft has double the number of open source contributors as the second most active contributor, Google. Despite this, developer respondents to DigitalOcean’s most recent survey found Google, not Microsoft, as twice as friendly to open source. What gives?