The Secrets Behind The Runaway Success Of Open Source Software
Anyone who has used the Internet on a regular basis has heard mention of open source software. However, very few people understand what its full potential is and how it works, and how it can benefit the online community.
Open Source Software is unique because it can be designed by everyone for everyone to use. The intention of the software is to enable every computer user to be able to use it without having to worry about high costs or administrative issues.
In most instances, when software is developed it is done under a cloak of secrecy. Not many people are involved in the design and development phase. With most software, there is a huge cost that is associated with it, and it is usually this cost that is paid for by the consumer, whereas the develpment of open source software is completely free from start to finish, and the general online public can download it immediately at no cost.
Open Source Software is not new to the Internet. It has been around for over twenty years. Yet many people still do not understand its scope. This software played a big part in the way the Internet...