Open Source Software: What Is It and Which is the Best?

Open Source Software: What Is It and Which is the Best?

If you were to take a time machine ride back to the late 1990s and take a look at the Internet, there are some things you would notice. The main one would be the dominance of Microsoft products. In particular Internet Explorer and the Office word-processing suite. Nowhere would there be any evidence of open source software (maybe no "evidence" but the whole Internet worked back then thanks to open source under the hood! But a true statement for desktop computing).

If you got into that same time machine and moved forward at least a decade, you would see signs of Microsoft’s monopoly slackening. A lot of that has to do with open source projects. But what is open source? What are some of the best examples?

Today Google, Facebook, instant messengers, Wordpress, and more exist because they are built using open source software.

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Open Source Software: What Is It and Which is the Best?
A decade or so ago, you had to pay for all of your major software needs. But now open-source software means you can get top-quality alternatives without paying a single cent.

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