Benefits of Open Source Website Design and Development
Boomtown’s highly trained, creative web developers offer open source website customization in Philadelphia. We provide our clients with open source web site development and open source PHP development that we tailor to the needs of each individual client. All custom applications, programs and modules we develop for our clients involve open source design. Open source web site development and open source PHP development reduces software costs and enables greater development flexibility.
Benefits of open source web site development include reduced development time and cost, software customization and the availability of quick fixes and enhancements. Online communities submit open source website designs and applications for anyone to download free of royalties or fees. This reduces the budget for your web project, as you’ll only need to pay for the integration of the technology and not for licensing and maintenance fees.
Open source software differs from proprietary software in that the source code of open source software must be made freely available. Users can download, view and customize the source code however they choose. Proprietary software, on the other hand, does not allow for this level of source code customization. Open source website design and open source website development benefit personal users, such as bloggers looking for customization options and community support, or for businesses and organizations in need of web design and custom applications. Online businesses benefit from open source customization, as the technology allows for web portal development; web portals provide a platform for users to access large amounts of information in one place. At Boomtown, our development team works to program the open source software for our clients.
Boomtown has developed open source applications for clients such as DataTrace, Inc. (InfoHawk), EBtees and King Bee Auctions. For EBtees, for example, we created an open source application allowing users to customize and order t-shirts:
After we programmed the application, EBtees can now add to or adjust the source code however they choose.
Boomtown offers open source website design, customization and PHP development because open source software provides better security, value and lower costs for our clients. Our skilled team of developers helps to assess, design and develop open source solutions that meet the requirements of your organization.