Google launches a new Open Source Website.
Why is Open Source so important?
Well, as one of the largest Technology companies in the world and as far as we know the the whole universe, says,
"Google believes that open source is good for everyone. By being open and freely available, it enables and encourages collaboration and the development of technology, solving real world problems."
On Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Google launched its new Open source website https://opensource.googleblog.com/ .
The new website contains an extensive list of Google's docs, supported organizations, an extensive list of its open source projects, from cloud to web.The new website also features Googles internal documetation on how it goes about its open source projects, how they use it and how they release it and how they support it.
Open source has enabled website builders to build websites for clients at far more affotdable rates than previously as the main coding has already been done and is supplied free.Two examples of this are Wordpress and Joomla This has now allowed developers more time to work on added componants, many of which do carry a cost, but enhance the capabilities and increase functionalities of the website.
Once you have had a look through the new open source website, have a listen to this podcast for some really great insightes on Google's
Oh, and by the way the website is already on page 1 of Google for the search term " open source " even though robots. txt does not show the description.