Tag Archives: Open Source Software

All about Fritzing

Fritzing is a software program to help designers translate their prototypes into real products. Created at the University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam, the software is an open source software tool. It runs on Linux, Mac OS X and MS Windows. The Open Source Idea The term open source in software development indicates an approach that provides any individual access to the design of a product or improvements made to it. The Internet has made the concept of open source more viable. In an open Read more [...]

Is open source software right for you?

Open Source versus Closed Source Software Open source software permits downloading, customization and distribution of copies by the user. This type of software offers freedom to its users and promotes its use for business applications. One can download the source code to customize the software. The user has the option to distribute the customized version and its source code either free of cost or for a price. Examples include Firefox, Linux, Android, etc. When distributed free, the software is Read more [...]