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A timeline of major open source milestones


Since the advent of modern computing, the ability of passionate programmers to collaborate on open source code has led to some of the most important software breakthroughs. Today, open source software is more important than ever. In this timeline of major open source milestones, you’ll find that many innovations – such as web browsers, databases and smartphones – are built on decades of open source contributions.

Timeline of open source through the decades

timeline of open source through the decades