Prahlad Yeri

Freelance Programmer and Writer

Articles tagged with Microsoft




Microsoft's Github Acquisition - A Perspective

As someone who has worked on Microsoft tooling since the days of Foxpro 2.6 to Visual Studio 2010 in IT career, and yet ditched them all for PHP, Python and open source years later, I think I am qualified to offer a somewhat neutral or objective perspective on this … Read More

Was buying LinkedIn a good decision by Microsoft?

A few days ago, on 13th of June, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for around \$26 billion at \$196 a share. So, was this buying a good decision? Even before thinking about that, lets try to understand why was LinkedIn sold to Microsoft in the first place. After all, a company proclaiming … Read More