NumFOCUS and IPython are thrilled to announce that in August 2013, Microsoft made a donation of $100,000 to sponsor IPython’s continued development. Microsoft and IPython have had a fruitful collaboration, dating back to 2009, involving Microsoft’s Windows HPC Server, Python Tools for Visual Studio, and an Azure-based workflow. The response from the IPython team is posted in their announcement.
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