Presentation on theme: "Open Source Nijjwal Shrestha CETES, Tech Night October 21, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Open Source Nijjwal Shrestha CETES, Tech Night October 21, 2014
Topics I. What exactly is open source? II. Why should you care about it ? III. Where can you find them? IV. Comparison of some popular open source software with proprietary software. V. Open source software I use at my work and my repository. VI. Business prospective of open source software, where these software are being used. VII. Why open source software is not popular compared to vendor software? VIII. Some interesting projects made with open source software.
I. What is an open source software?
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What is an open source cont.. A. Software whose code is available for everyone to see, modify, customize and use it without paying anything. B. Show actual code and explain a mistake for addition. C. Show exe file and explain. D. What software vendors provides E. Errors in huge proprietary software could be hard to fix because there could be millions of lines of code and there will be limited number of people
II. Why should you care about open source? A. Why I care about open source? B. Open source software runs smoothly. C. Errors and security flaws are fixed instantly -> Correct output and more secure and reliable system. D. Saves time (blueprint) because you can extend it. E. Saves time and money because you don’t have to fix F. Not everyone is tech-savvy, they might not be able to fix problems.
III. Where can you find open source software? Opensource.org Github.com From their website
IV. Comparisons Linux vs. Windows Advantages: -Very few viruses compared to Windows -Linux is faster than Windows -Comes with Apache Open Office -Easy installation, can be installed side-by-side along with windows
Disadvantages -Not completely immune to viruses https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Antivirus -Cannot run software made for Windows
(Drupal,Wordpress, Joomla) Vs. Traditional Programming -Open Source Content Management System Gimp vs. Photoshop -Gimp is similar to Photoshop. jBPM vs. Silkroad -Saves thousand of dollars -One person in a company can get employment instead of paying money to a software company Internet Explorer vs. Firefox V. Open source software I use at work
VI. Where are these software used? Linux is used in Servers, Banks, Universities, Companies and lots of other companies running-you-might-not-expect Drupal is used by White House, Amnesty International, Harvard University, The Economist, American Red Cross and others. https://groups.drupal.org/government-sites
Wordpress Users: The New York Times, CNN, Ebay, and others
VII. Can I make money by learning Open Source Software? Yes Indeed statistics Senior Drupal Developer Wordpress Developer Linux System Administrator jBPM developer
VIII. Why is it not so popular? Advertisement Computer comes pre-shipped with these vendor software pre-installed Business
Interesting Projects made with Open Source Software Arduino LXY