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open source

Computer software that may be used, modified, or distributed to others without violation of the original developer's license or patent.
open-source, adjective
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By far the main perceived benefit of Open Source software is that there are no licence costs (64.
com, is a contributing editor to The Pulse: Education's Place for Debate, director of global operations for the Thornburg Center and the author of When the Best Is Free: An Educator's Perspective on Open Source Software.
It is the first independently funded Open Source solution centre in the UK providing free expert impartial advice on Open Source software.
Optaros is a consulting and systems integration firm that helps enterprises solve IT business problems by providing services and solutions that maximize the benefits of open source software.
Black Duck's offerings help businesses take maximum advantage of open source software while at the same time ensure that they satisfy the obligations associated with the code they use.
More and more companies are incorporating open source code into their software development processes and are enjoying the benefits, and these companies need to understand the inherent risks related to open source software," said Douglas Levin, CEO of Black Duck Software.
More and more it is about developing custom applications based on open source software, on collaboration during development and on using open source licences to share the results of such developments.
Optaros provides enterprises with assembled NGI solutions that maximize the benefits of open source software and deliver on the relevant business benefits.
creator of the world's most popular open source business intelligence (BI) suite, today announced that Pentaho Board of Directors member Bernard Dalle will participate in a panel discussing the rapid growth of open source software and the synergistic opportunities that exist between open source software development models and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery models.
ZRM for MySQL is open source software, available in an enterprise version and a community version.
an open source software consulting and integration firm that provides enterprises with next generation internet applications, today announced that Seth Gottlieb, director of the content management practice, has provided expert insights to the latest, 10th edition of "The CMS Report.
The process of open source software development regularly involves the assembly of open source code with invented and reused components, and as a result, various licenses can govern various parts of an application.
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