Sunday, November 15, 2015

What is Bitnami?

If you want to work in Open Source, this is where you should look into.

This is a very useful site to keep in touch. It is a great resource if you want to work with Open Source stuff. Millions of developers use this site and you should too. This is great if you are trying to teach to yourself or doing some computer stuff for the non-profits. The pre-packaged apps and development environments are free to use and share.

These are some of the things you can do:
  • Running apps in production
  • Complete software development environment for your team
  • Develop locally, deploy in the cloud
  • Quickly test new apps
  • Running your business
  • Maintain parallel environments
  • Research and learn new technologies
  • Launch apps without extensive expertise
It does cover all OSs, Virtualization Platforms; and Cloud Platforms. It covers the whole universe of computer software.

The number of applications that you can get on to is really impressive. Here is a screen shot of the more popular applications.
Microsoft Web Platform Installer (WPI) is another similar program geared towards all the different Microsoft Technologies although WPI also offers many Open Source programs .

Here and here you have two detailed posts to get on to Microsoft Web Platform Installer.

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