What is Open Source, Joomla and Magento?<br />
What is source code?<br />Program instructions in itsoriginal form, usually in text files<br />Contains instructions to co...
What is open source?<br />Open source software is published under licenses that ensure that the source code is available t...
Commercial vs Open Source<br />Commercial<br />Compiled software<br />Difficult to modify<br />Nearly impossible to see ho...
Common concerns<br />Lack of formal support and training<br />Velocity of change<br />Lack of a long term roadmap<br />
Open Source support chain<br />Support, Training and Warranty<br />Responsibility<br />Consultant<br />Consultants organis...
Benefits<br />No one company controlling software<br />No proprietary technology<br />Widely used practices<br />Large com...
Examples of successful Open Source projects<br />Linux<br />MySQL<br />Apache<br />Firefox<br />PNG<br />Joomla<br />Drupa...
<ul><li>Open source CMS
Millions of users
800 active developers
20,000 community members
3000+ extensions</li></li></ul><li>Companies using Joomla<br />Joomla showcase: http://community.joomla.org/showcase/<br />
Joomla design examples<br />
Org structure<br />http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/the-project/current-core-team.html<br />
Community<br />Joomla is the most popular open source CMS currently available <br />Growing community of users and develop...
Open source ecommerce<br />84,000 users<br />580+ extensions<br />Since 2007<br />Owned by Varien<br />
Magentoorganisation<br />Varien<br />Los Angeles, CA, USA<br />Founded: March 2001<br />Employees: 50+<br />Magento is at ...
Support services<br />
Companies using Magento<br />
Showcase sites<br />Joomla and Magento<br />
www.tvonics.com<br />
www.mydeco.com<br />
www.poster.com<br />
www.shoebacca.com<br />
www.heytens.com<br />
www.porsche.com.br<br />
www.kirnazabete.com<br />
www.lodgerfootwear.com<br />
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    1. 1. What is Open Source, Joomla and Magento?<br />
    2. 2. What is source code?<br />Program instructions in itsoriginal form, usually in text files<br />Contains instructions to computer on how to executestatements<br />Source code is commonly converted into executable files(compiled) before deploymentand sale.<br />
    3. 3. What is open source?<br />Open source software is published under licenses that ensure that the source code is available to everyone to: <br />Download <br />Inspect <br />Explore<br />Change <br />Compile new version<br />
    4. 4. Commercial vs Open Source<br />Commercial<br />Compiled software<br />Difficult to modify<br />Nearly impossible to see how programmed<br />See this as an advantage<br />keeps other companies from copying their code and using it in a competing product<br />gives them control over the quality and features found in a particular product<br />Open Source<br />Source code included with software<br />Modification encouraged<br />Source code and documentation shows how programmed<br />Allowing anyone who is interested to modify the source code<br />Democratic process<br />Application will become more useful and error-free<br />See “Vodafone: Embracing Open Source with Open Arms” http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/09_16/b4127052262113.htm?chan=technology_technology+index+page_best+of+the+magazine<br />
    5. 5. Common concerns<br />Lack of formal support and training<br />Velocity of change<br />Lack of a long term roadmap<br />
    6. 6. Open Source support chain<br />Support, Training and Warranty<br />Responsibility<br />Consultant<br />Consultants organisation<br />Open source organisation<br />Open source community<br />
    7. 7. Benefits<br />No one company controlling software<br />No proprietary technology<br />Widely used practices<br />Large communities<br />Easy to find or replace developers with simillar expertise<br />
    8. 8. Examples of successful Open Source projects<br />Linux<br />MySQL<br />Apache<br />Firefox<br />PNG<br />Joomla<br />Drupal<br />Magento<br />
    9. 9. <ul><li>Open source CMS
    10. 10. Millions of users
    11. 11. 800 active developers
    12. 12. 20,000 community members
    13. 13. 3000+ extensions</li></li></ul><li>Companies using Joomla<br />Joomla showcase: http://community.joomla.org/showcase/<br />
    14. 14. Joomla design examples<br />
    15. 15. Org structure<br />http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla/the-project/current-core-team.html<br />
    16. 16. Community<br />Joomla is the most popular open source CMS currently available <br />Growing community of users and developers<br />Joomla&apos;sroots go back to 2000 <br />Over 200,000 community users and contributors<br />
    17. 17. Open source ecommerce<br />84,000 users<br />580+ extensions<br />Since 2007<br />Owned by Varien<br />
    18. 18. Magentoorganisation<br />Varien<br />Los Angeles, CA, USA<br />Founded: March 2001<br />Employees: 50+<br />Magento is at the core of Varien&apos;s business model<br />
    19. 19. Support services<br />
    20. 20. Companies using Magento<br />
    21. 21. Showcase sites<br />Joomla and Magento<br />
    22. 22.
    23. 23. www.tvonics.com<br />
    24. 24. www.mydeco.com<br />
    25. 25. www.poster.com<br />
    26. 26.
    27. 27. www.shoebacca.com<br />
    28. 28. www.heytens.com<br />
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    32. 32. www.porsche.com.br<br />
    33. 33. www.kirnazabete.com<br />
    34. 34. www.lodgerfootwear.com<br />
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    37. 37. www.nzsba.co.nz<br />
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    39. 39. Espen Grimstad<br />mail@espen.tv<br />www.espen.tv<br />

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