10 Open Source Tools for Developers
According to the 2016 Future of Open Source Survey from Black Duck Software, 65 percent of organizations use open source software, and development tools are the third most common type of open source software used by businesses (after operating systems and databases). As Lou Shipley, president and CEO of Black Duck notes in the report, "Simply put, open source is the way applications are developed today."
This slideshow features ten noteworthy open source development tools. It includes version control systems, integrated development environments (IDEs), text editors, and Web and mobile development frameworks. All are regularly used by developers to create new applications.