Android And Open Source • • • • • • Why Android grow up so quickly? Android is Open Source. What is Source? What is Open Source? How does Open Source software grows? Android really benifited from Open Source? What is Source? source = clearly described idea Automatically translate to a program What is Open Source? • Source of a software should be open to anyone and any way of using. • Came up in 1998 when Netscape released source of its navigator(浏 览器). • It is known as firefox nowaday Icon of Netscape Eric S. Raymond One of Open Source Creators Old navigator is loading Program is machine-friendly Programmer gets nothing Read Program >_< Nothing ^_^ I can understand~ Programmers read source and get idea Read Source Get Idea • • • • Get Idea First version Someone improve it Better versionmore user More improverBetter version Android and Open Source • First version(1.0) of android is not good enough • But world-wide programmers try to improve it. • Now, every day android gets benefits from Android Open Source Project. • For detail you can check here The Fact of Open Source • Scientists publish articles and share ideas • Open Source share ideas of how jobs can be done by computable machines. • Open Source is just an reflection of academic tradition.