Microsoft are pretending/struggling to appear to be nice because they are the underdog. They’re not being nice, they are a business and are working for the good of their shareholders.
Embrace, extend, extinguish.
It won’t be immediate but look out for VSCode and Azure-unique extensions creeping in.
@Alex the second, interesting you mention Xamarin: Microsoft also acquired Xamarin’s competitor – the java based RoboVM. Guess what they did to that.
Check out the ‘Lerna’ code stealing debacle. Yes one dev does not a company make but when notified they opted to cover it up.
What happens when they have all their competitor’s source code?