$ 0.001 0.00%

Open Platform (OPEN) Rank 1178

Market Cap $905,750.000
Volume 24H 90580637 OPEN
Open 24H $0.001
Low/High $0.001 - $0.001
Compare to

Mkt.Cap $ 905,750.00 Volume 24H 90.58 M OPEN
Market share 0% Total Supply 1000 M OPEN
Proof type N/A Open $ 0.0009
Low $ 0.0009 High $ 0.0009
Date Price Volume

GitLab is open core, GitHub is closed source


It provides the required functionalities to build and deploy an application. A Java framework provides functionalities as a part of a larger software platform. It can consist of support programs, compilers, code libraries, toolsets and APIs that support the development of the entire project. Chrome uses Google Update on Windows (GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent and GoogleSoftwareUpdateDaemon on Mac) to automatically update to the latest version. On some Linux distributions, updates are made available via package repositories.

Open Platform description

Which browser is open source?

In general, open source refers to any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit. Open source software is usually developed as a public collaboration and made freely available.

Web APIs are used for exchanging information with a website either by receiving or by sending data. When a web API fetches data from a website, the application makes a carefully constructed HTTP request to the server the site is stored on. The server then sends data back in a format your application expects (if you requested data) or incorporates your changes to the website (if you sent data).

Open Platform description

Notorious TrickBot Trojan Now Steals Windows Active Directory Credentials

Those that consistently use non-viral licenses are more likely to contribute to projects sponsored by corporations [25]. This may explain as of 2008 why non-GPL projects on SourceForge receive more contributions than GPL-based projects [25].

Instead, focus on what your app will do with that intelligence. Best known for beating Jeopardy champions at their own game, IBM's artificial intelligence service is also available via API.

Open Platform description

A programmer needs to understand a project's architecture, programming language and standards before writing a single line of code [35,42]. Without these skills, postings will appear to be written in a foreign language.

GTK4 Redesigns GDK To Modernise Data Transfer API

Open Platform description

When you change the source code, OSS requires the inclusion of what you altered as well as your methods. The software created after code modifications may or may not be made available for free.

Open Platform description

OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 Is Out With Linux Kernel 5.5 And Zstd Compression

What are the advantages of open source?

The hosted service GitHub.com is free for open source projects and it has fundamentally improved open source collaboration. But the software GitHub's service is based on is closed source. GitHub hosts most open source projects but ships closed source software.

  • In the case of Chrome, it adds support for some non-free stuff like AAC, MP3, and H.264 (now free).
  • Since this software forms the bulk of what we see and use, the situation makes Android ultimately feel like a closed source platform.
  • If you were particularly motivated, you could download the source code for a program in Ubuntu and modify it, creating your own customized version of that program – or of Ubuntu itself.
  • Those programmers who participate because they need the software for their own use typically exit the community when their needs are met [47].
  • Therefore, programmers can extend the framework without changing the code.

Using a private API across an organisation allows for greater shared awareness of the internal data models. As the developers are working for (or contracted by) one organisation, communication will be more direct and therefore they should be able to work more cohesively as a group.

BUILDING PLATFORMS: TAKE-AWAYS

Apparently not, unless Google has a change of heart one day. But jokes apart, the open-source nature of Chromium browser allows evil attackers to create their malicious versions of the browser. Using various skills, they can trick users into installing their malicious browser which disguises as Chromium.

With respect to Facebook and Twitter, we can see how third parties have enriched these services with their own code. For example, the ability to create an account on an external site/app using your Facebook credentials is made possible using Facebook's open API. Private APIs offer substantial benefits with regards to internal collaboration.

Open Platform description

So, if you don’t remember installing Chromium browser on your computer, take necessary actions such software. Google Chrome, also released in 2008, is a proprietary web browser developed and maintained by Google. The reason why Chrome and Chromium browser are tied to each other is that Chome borrows Chromium’s source code. Another browser based on Mozilla Firefox, Pale Moon is a replacement for Firefox on Linux, Windows, and Android. It is developed in C/C++ with Source Code available under MPL2.0 License.

The technology employed by Watson is broadly called natural language processing (NLP), and with it Big Blue provides developers access to years of research via simple RESTful calls. The company's recent acquisition of AlchemyAPI extends the suite of intelligent calculations to include visual identification. There may be no API more responsible for the growth in publicly available APIs than Google Maps. The search giant's geographic service is now on millions of websites and has become the de facto standard for embedding location maps. Pair its ubiquity with the rise in mobile and it becomes a necessary part of any developer's toolbox.

It forked from Chromium whose code is modified with certain add-ons to structure it. It uses the WebKit layout engine till version 27 and Blink thereafter. Written mostly in C++, it is available for many Operating Systems including Android, iOS, OS X, Windows, and Linux.

Most of the apps you get on Google Play, regardless of if they’re free to download, also aren’t open source. Since this software forms the bulk of what we see and use, the situation makes Android ultimately feel like a closed source platform. Unlike iOS and Windows Phone, people don’t have to pay anyone money to use Android in their product. And since the code is open, they’re free to experiment and adapt the software as they like. The availability of source code makes it possible for users of open source software to review security and performance standards.

Open Platform description

Can I copy open source code?

The Android platform is Google Inc.'s open and free software stack that includes an operating system, middleware and also key applications for use on mobile devices, including smartphones. Android is an Open Handset Alliance Project.

Open Platform description

What are the top advantages of open source? Let's explore issues of agility, cost, security, and more

Open Platform description

Jolla, despite recently pushing Sailfish OS 2.0, is still working out kinks. Adopting open source software can also help with recruitment, which is vital in the current climate where access to quality developer and data science talent can feel like all-out war. They're also part of a community that benefits from supporting one another. Browse other questions tagged open-source-software or ask your own question.

An open platform does not mean it is open source, however most open platforms have multiple implementations of APIs. For example, Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is implemented by open source web servers as well as Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS). An open platform can consist of software components or modules that are either proprietary or open source or both. It can also exist as a part of closed platform, such as CGI, which is an open platform, while many servers that implement CGI also have other proprietary parts that are not part of the open platform.

Is GitHub open source?

An application program interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. Basically, an API specifies how software components should interact. Additionally, APIs are used when programming graphical user interface (GUI) components.

Open Platform description