What is Open Source?
Open Source is a synonym for collaboration and shows that the source code of a program is open and allows a community of developers to make changes and upgrades. This is the main reason why open source software development is much more dynamic and has higher security standards than proprietary software, where improvements and new versions must adjust according to the latest market requirements.
Open Source isn’t just about programs, but also about protocols and hardware.
Open Source in the real world
Nowadays we’re surrounded by projects or products based on Open Source technologies. We use them every time we visit Wikipedia, Facebook or whenever we use Android phones or programs like Firefox, VLC, 7-Zip and BitTorrent.