is a logo I use which I designed with Open Source Gimp, see below.
To return to Home page, click the Tandem logo above.
This is new, recently moved as an addition to this site, mainly about Open Source. Still being added to ….
Designing web sites is one interest, using Open Source software, these are some of mine
This site you are on, about our tandem tours, initially hand built, thenJoomla, now WordPress.
Accrington Movie Makers. A site built using WordPress.
Ribble Valley Remembrance A site built using Joomla.
Clitheroe Youth Forum. A site built initally using Joomla, now WordPress.
Stemster. one of my first Joomla sites.
IVCA Rally 2019. one of my recent sites, using WordPress.
Open Source software is a big topic but this page should give a few pointers. If you are using a tablet, the web setting may be better. There are lots of links to more Open Source matters.
I like the background picture which suggests open spaces, appropriate for discussing Open Source software. I may even enlarge on my designing a bit more.
Designing a web site can be done in a variety of ways from paying a commercial designer , through using companies who provide such a service, but what if you would like to design your own?
Again there are many ways to do so with much software available that will build a site for you, once you have mastered the essential basics. Some such software is mention elsewhere in these pages.
Young people are fortunate in that a program was specially built for them called Scratch. This has become very popular with its own online community across the world. It is now used by older people as a medium to learn the basics and to get into coding, so that must be a plus in itself. Click here to know more about Scratch.
When I started it was a case of opening up a text editor and writing all the code manually. Progression occurred, first with Joomla and now I use WordPress, as here, with other Open Source software.
Also there is the internet where you can learn much about the subject.
There are many changes taking place affecting computing and the internet. Open source is becoming more popular.
Open source is quite a big subject and possibly the best way to finding out more is by using the links below, or watch the animated video from the Free Software Foundation.
The reason for my interest is that I have been using Open source software for several years, and all my serious computing is done with it. My current operating system is Linux Mint, but I do have other flavours of Linux installed alongside.
Open Source Links –