Presentation on theme: "5 Days Open Source Workshop -II SPONSORED BY. Contents of this Workshop Zen Cart (Open Source Ecommerce Solution) Joomla (Open Source Content Management."— Presentation transcript:
Contents of this Workshop Zen Cart (Open Source Ecommerce Solution) Joomla (Open Source Content Management System) Wordpress (Open Source Blog) Freelancing (oDesk & Peopleperhour)
Instructors Usman Shahzada (Assistant System Analyst, COMSATS IT Center) Rizwan Abbasi (Software Engineer, COMSATS IT Center)
About the Sponsor (Payoneer) Payoneer empowers global commerce by connecting businesses, professionals, countries and currencies with its innovative cross- border payments platform. In today’s borderless digital world, Payoneer enables millions of businesses and professionals from more than 200 countries to reach new audiences by facilitating seamless, cross-border payments. Additionally, thousands of leading corporations including Google, Airbnb, Elance-oDesk and Getty Images rely on Payoneer’s mass payout services. With Payoneer’s fast, flexible, secure and low-cost solutions, businesses and professionals in both developed and emerging markets can now pay and get paid globally as easily as they do locally.
What is Open Source A program in which the source code is available to the general public for use and/or modification from its original design free of charge
Purpose of this Workshop Learn to develop ecommerce websites using Zen Cart Learn about the leading Content Management System Joomla Explore the art of blogging using Wordpress Freelancing through Online Marketplaces like oDesk, Elance & Peopleperhour
Zencart Zen Cart is an online store management system It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components Zen Cart is free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart software
Content Management System A web content management system (web CMS) is a bundled or stand-alone application to create, manage, store and deploy content on Web pages. Web content includes text and embedded graphics, photos, video, audio, and code (e.g., for applications) that displays content or interacts with the user
Joomla Joomla is a free and open-source content management framework (CMS) for publishing web content. As of February 2014, Joomla has been downloaded over 50 million times Over 7,700 free and commercial extensions are available from the official Joomla! Extension Directory, and more are available from other sources It is estimated to be the second most used content management system (CMS) on the Internet after WordPress
Wordpress WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL WordPress is used by more than 18.9% of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, at more than 60 million websites.
Freelancing A freelancer, freelance worker, or freelance is somebody who is self-employed and is not committed to a particular employer for a long term