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  • 2. Open source refers to a program in which the source code is available to thegeneral public for use and/or modification from its original design free ofchargeOpen Source as the name implies is visible set of instructionswhich is open to public or users to change and customize asper their needs. It can be either be free one or paid one wherethe users can change the code as per their needs. The source code and certain other rights usually restricted to copyright holders are offered within a software license that enables users to analyze, change, and improve possibly at times and to distribute the software.
  • 3. Benefits of Open Source TechnologyOpen source technologies to efficiently increase business growth, optimize systemperformance and reduce costs. Low cost Quick implementation time High-end functionality Flexibility and customization Take control of software Escape Vendor Lock-in Lower cost of ownership Greater Security & Quality Continuity Stability Runs on old hardware Learning curve Equivalent programs
  • 4. Open Source SoftwareOpen source software is computer software, is distributedalong with its source code - the code is used to create thesoftware - under a special software license. The license allowsusers to use, change and improve the softwares source code,and to redistribute the software either before or after it hasbeen modified. We make any modifications to the source code, one of the conditions of open source is that you have to provide information to other developers about what has been changed, and how.
  • 5. Some of the Open Source ApplicationWordPress : Blog Tool and Weblog PlatformModSecurity : Open Source Web Application FirewallSteelBlue : Open Source Web Application ServerDolphin : Smart Community BuilderLinux kernel: Epiware: A Open Source Document Management System LimeSurvey : The Leading Open Source Survey Tool jobberBase : The Open Source Job Board Software
  • 6. Open Source InitiativeThe Open Source Initiative (OSI) is an organization dedicated to promoting opensource software. Open Source is a certification mark owned by the Open Source Initiative (OSI). Developers of software that is intended to be freely shared and possibly improved and redistributed by others can use the Open Source trademark if their distribution terms conform to the OSIs Open Source Definition. To summarize, the Definition model of distribution terms require that: The software being distributed must be redistributed to anyone else without any restriction. The source code must be made available (so that the receiving party will be able to improve or modify it). The license can require improved versions of the software to carry a different name or version from the original software.
  • 7. 10 Reasons Open Source is Good for BusinessSecurityQualityCustomizabilityFreedom InteroperabilityFlexibility Audit ability Support Options Cost Try Before You Buy
  • 8. Open Source ToolsOpen source tools is a program -- or tool -- that performs a very specific task, inwhich the source code is openly published for use and/or modification from itsoriginal design, free of charge. Open source tools are typically created as a collaborative effort in which programmers improve upon the code and share the changes within the community, and is usually available at no charge under a license defined by the Open Source Initiative.Many types of Open Source Tools available which has seen a considerable risewith the advent of internet.
  • 9. Some of the Open Source Tools for Web DesignersAptana Studio : Aptana is a complete web development environment that combinespowerful authoring tools for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, along with thousands ofadditional plugins created by the community.KompoZer : KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web filemanagement and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.Notepad++ : Notepad++ is a source code editor and Notepad replacement thatsupports several languages. It runs on Windows and is governed by a GPL License.Firebug : Firebug is a plugin for Firefox that allows you to edit, debug, and monitorCSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.Quanta Plus : Quanta Plus is a highly stable and feature rich web developmentenvironment.
  • 10. Open Source LicensesOpen Source Licenses which have successfully gone through the approval processand comply with the Open Source Definition are Licenses by name Licenses by categoryAn open-source license is a copyright license for computer software that makes thesource code available for everyone to use. This allows end users to review andmodify the source code for their own customization and/or troubleshooting needs.Open-source licenses are also commonly free, allowing for modification,redistribution, and commercial use without having to pay the original author.Open-source software licenses are approved by the Open Source Initiative (OSI)based on their Open Source Definition (OSD).