Open source development today is a very vast topic to discuss. There are so many tools and so many technologies and so many platforms developed using open source that it is very difficult to arrive at a list. But here are the most common open source web development tools.
Bootstrap is a popular tool developed by Twitter. It is especially built to develop responsive websites. It has predefines classes, grids, buttons and forms and navigation as well as containers. Even Java Script and media queries are pre configured, so that development of responsive sites is made easy.
LESS is actually a CSS preprocessor. It’s syntax is similar to CSS and has a lot of features that makes CSS more easy and maintainable and extendable.
This is an open source Java Script framework. It uses the MVC model and is used to design single page websites.
These are simple tools that make coding and designing websites easy. They have some pre-configured and pre-coded features that you can use to make programming easy.
Well, these are just a few. There are plenty of other tools available out there. Many of them are open source, so you can download them and use them for free. There is no additional cost. Making a web designer’s life easy, these tools are built for rapid development and provide web developers with the right kind of tools to concentrate on the more important parts of the code and the logic. Simple mechanical tasks can be quickly completed with easy tips and handy auto suggestions by these tools.