Introduction to Open Source

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What do people mean when they use the term Open Source when referring to software? This workshop will cover that question as well as what the GPL software license provides, why WordPress is an open-source project, and how this is important for both the users of WordPress and the contributors to WordPress.

We will be covering:
- What is Open Source Software and what does it really mean?
- Different Open Source licenses and how they can be used.
- How free, open software can help cut major operating costs off your business and increase profits.
- How major organisations use Open Source software to achieve their business goals.
- The importance of Open Source software and the people who contribute to them.
- How to contribute to such software.
- The WordPress open source CMS (Content Management System)
- How to make a living from Open Source software and many more.

Location: To be Decided.
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