Foss-Free and Open Source Software

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Foss-Free and Open Source Software

  1. 1. FOSS-Free and Open Source Software Manish M [email_address] | http://geekgrams.blogspot.com
  2. 2. Synopsis Freedom matters! Linux Python PHP Free vs. Proprietary ILUG-C
  3. 3. Linus torvalds(Linux) Lasmus lerforff(PHP) Richard Stallman(Free software movement) Guido van Rossum(Python)
  4. 4. Freedom Matters! ‘ Free’ stands for Freedom to modify the source code. Large developer community for support and updates. Open source rival for almost every proprietary software! Open Source games for all consoles like Play station and Xbox! Suitable for Start-up’s as well as major corporations.
  5. 5. Linux Started in 1991 by Linus Torvalds! Embraced by the developer community. Latest version of the kernel is 2.6 Now, the best operating system with a number of distributions.
  6. 6. Windows Desktop
  7. 7. Linux Desktop
  8. 8. PHP General purpose scripting language. Originally designed for Web development. Highly secure and flexible! Half of the Internet’s Web pages run on PHP!
  9. 9. Python Power + Simplicity! Interpreted high level dynamic language! Highly productive Animation programming, Web scripting, and much more!!! Artificial Intelligence! Official language of NASA!
  10. 10. C #include<stdio.h> #include<conio.h> void main() {int a,b,c; clrscr(); printf(‘’Enter the first number”); scanf(‘’%d”,&a); printf(‘’Enter the second number:”); scanf(“%d”,&b); c=a+b; printf(“The sum of the two numbers is”,c); getch(); } Python a=input(‘Enter first number:’) a=input(‘Enter second number:’) c=a+b print c A program to add two numbers
  11. 11. Free vs. Proprietary Windows vs. Linux Firefox vs. Internet Explorer GIMP vs. Photoshop Blender vs. Maya Apache vs. IIS PHP vs. ASP Drupal vs. Wordpress
  12. 12. Blender-Animation short film using open source software(Blender and Python)
  13. 13. Major FOSS players!
  14. 14. ILUG-C:Indian Linux Users Group-Chennai Join the mailing list at: http://ilugc.co.in
  15. 15. Questions?

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