- June 17, 2015
- Posted by: Vishal Shah
- Category: Open Source
In the 1990’s, the internet boom happened and with it came of plethora of other devices and means that supported or functioned based on the internet. One such phenomenon is the opensource software developmentsystem or model.
Open source refers to something that can be modified because its design is accessible to the public. This means that the general populace can help better the system by simple following the licensing guidelines. Open source software is a software whose source code is available for modification to anyone.
Source code is a part of a software that most users will never use or see; it is the code that computer hackers and programmers manipulate to change the way in which a particular program or application works. If a program can be likened to a human body then the source code could be termed as the soul of the program or application.
Web developer firmsare also a by-product of the internet. These firms are hired by third party individuals or entities to design websites to suit a particular function or agenda.
Web developer firmsare largely comprised of computer programmer who design websites by utilizing a source code that may or may not be open to the public. Sometimes these people have to design custom made source code if the client demands it.
India is a very diverse country with a dense population in most areas. Therefore the internet has worked wonderfully because it manages to connect all these people from various backgrounds and brings them together on one platform.
This situation is very favourable to all kinds of businesses. Most businesses nowadays have an active internet presence. And a lot of them prefer having their own original websites which could function as a virtual office or shop addressing customer needs and grievances.
Therefore web development companies in India have sprung up in every nook and corner to cater to the huge demands of the densely populated country. They are currently in the growth phase and more growth has been predicted for the near future.