Open source as name suggests, developing any phrase with use of open source technology is available free and publically without worrying about its copy rights or distribution rights. For the last couple of years, open source secured its place and accepted by web developer over the world to create web application and websites. It is being approached widely by online marketers and business owners due to easy to mange website management interface and reputation of different CMS and technology available as open source technology.
Along with restricting the budget of the project, it is supported by almost all development platforms available in the market. There is more than one option available for developing different type of websites like blogs, dynamic websites, ecommerce websites and business portal and tools are available to make your work easier. Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, Magento, OpenCart are some of the popular CMS among open source which you might aware of.
Shifting to open source technology for websites which has been built with other technology is quiet easier and transparent. Developer doesn’t need to learn or spend extra time to see how system works and how it can be used. It is simple to use and simple to code and as I have said it is supported by major programming language and software. Due to its demand, it has also raised new bunch of opportunities and created jobs for IT professional to create growing carrier. So anyone who needs to secure and want to have great future, open source is the possible future technology he must look forward to.
At last, you always need to see the supports available over the web. First it is free and available to anyone, there is no secrets hidden by specific vendor so one can learn it with available resources. Second there is large no. of forums and communities available for different platform from where one can solve any doubts or discuss issues he face in programming. Even there is a websites which used to provide readymade source code or scripts for most common tasks which developer can use with little modification.
Above is the key reason behind appreciation of open source technology by major New York Web Development firms to build various types of websites.