Open Source

Learn to develop and use open-source software, including WordPress, HTML5, CSS, and other popular open-source frameworks. Build ecommerce sites, mobile apps, video bumpers, and more.

Try our Open Source tutorials

— every online course includes free video tutorials. Become a member to keep learning, with unlimited access to every course in our library.

Software

Skill level

Subject

Author

More options

67 Open Source courses · 3,247 video tutorials
sort by:
  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce

    WordPress Ecommerce with Patrick Rauland

    Learn how to build an online store with WordPress, using WordPress ecommerce plugins and a selection of third-party tools.

    1h 10m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Uploading Photos with CakePHP

    Learn how to use CakePHP to add images to your web applications.

    35m 1s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Eclipse Essential Training

    Learn how to use Eclipse's built-in tools and extensions to create, code, test, and debug projects in Java, PHP, C/C++, Perl, and Python.

    2h 52m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Code Clinic: C

    Code Clinic: C with Dan Gookin

    Explore solutions to common C programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Node.js

    Up and Running with Node.js with Alexander Zanfir

    Get up and running with Node.js, a lightweight and efficient JavaScript-based platform for building network apps.

    57m 40s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Choosing a PHP Editor

    Choosing a PHP Editor with Joseph Lowery

    Learn to make your job easier and your code more accurate by choosing from a selection of general-purpose and PHP-specific code editors and IDEs.

    1h 34m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for PHP with MySQL Essential Training

    Learn the basics of PHP (including variables, logical expressions, loops, and functions), and discover how to connect to a MySQL database and develop a complete web application.

    14h 24m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Creating a Captive Sphere with OpenSCAD

    Create a captive sphere model—using just 10 lines of code—and make the object printable with OpenSCAD, the free, multiplatform 3D CAD program.

    21m 24s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with nano

    Up and Running with nano with Scott Simpson

    Get up and running with nano, a lightweight text editor for command-line editing on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

    33m 26s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Java

    Up and Running with Java with Peggy Fisher

    Get started programming in Java with this three-hour capsule course. Learn how to create classes, control program logic and flow, and build basic graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

    3h 8m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP

    Learn how to install and configure Apache, MySQL, and PHP, known collectively as the AMP stack, on a local development computer. These tutorials work with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux systems.

    3h 18m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with jQuery UI

    Learn how to make polished and engaging interfaces for your websites and mobile apps with jQuery UI.

    1h 41m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for jQuery Essential Training

    Learn how to use jQuery to add dynamic content, remote data, animation, and effects to your websites and mobile apps.

    3h 37m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Understanding SSH

    Understanding SSH with Scott Simpson

    Learn how to connect to SSH servers, transfer files securely, and set up SSH.

    37m 3s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Understanding FTP

    Understanding FTP with Scott Simpson

    Learn how to connect to FTP servers from a client, a browser, or the command line.

    23m 18s
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Programming for Kids

    Programming can be fun and gives kids a great head start. Teach your kids to program using these learning techniques, apps, and hardware.

    2h 8m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with C

    Up and Running with C with Dan Gookin

    Get a quick introduction to the vocabulary and basics of programming in C, the language that inspired C++, Objective-C, and many others.

    3h 28m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with C++

    Up and Running with C++ with Peggy Fisher

    Learn the basics of programming with C++.

    2h 36m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for C Essential Training

    C Essential Training with Isac Artzi

    A complete reference to learning C, from variables to functions and loops, including an exploration of the C Standard Library.

    7h 22m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Simple Android Development Tools

    Learn how to build an Android app with a few easy-to-learn and easy-to-use development tools.

    2h 59m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Ubuntu Desktop Linux

    Learn how to install and set up Ubuntu as your main operating system or on a virtual machine, navigate the desktop, and work with popular Linux desktop programs.

    1h 42m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Linux for PHP Developers

    Need a powerful development environment? Learn how to quickly install and configure a virtual Linux web server on your Mac or Windows computer.

    3h 52m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for jQuery Mobile Essential Training

    Build rich, interactive mobile apps for iOS and Android devices without having to write native code, all with jQuery Mobile.

    2h 39m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SteamOS for Developers First Look

    Learn what SteamOS, the Linux-powered operating system from the popular game distributor Steam, has to offer for game players and developers.

    1h 22m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for MySQL Essential Training

    MySQL Essential Training with Bill Weinman

    Learn how to create, update, and maintain MySQL databases.

    4h 24m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for SQL Essential Training

    SQL Essential Training with Bill Weinman

    Learn how to use SQL to manage your database records in these simple, straightforward tutorials, which include a quick start guide and detailed instructions for creating tables, defining relationships, manipulating strings, and more.

    3h 27m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for XML Essential Training

    XML Essential Training with Joe Marini

    Learn how to manipulate, store, and style data with XML (Extensible Markup Language).

    3h 13m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training

    Learn to use the popular web framework Ruby on Rails 4 to create full-featured, object-oriented web applications.

    12h 41m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with phpMyAdmin

    Learn to administer MySQL databases, design tables, and insert, update, and delete data with phpMyAdmin.

    2h 39m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for PHP for Web Designers

    PHP for Web Designers with David Powers

    A gentle introduction to PHP, with simple exercises that help you develop dynamic web content, user input forms, and database-powered product pages.

    5h 26m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Bash Scripting

    A fast-paced introduction to Bash script, a popular shell scripting language on Mac OS X and Linux.

    1h 25m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Teach Kids Programming with PHP

    Teach Kids Programming with PHP with Mark Niemann-Ross

    Provides a lesson plan for PHP developers that want to pass on their skills to children/students who want to start programming with PHP.

    1h 39m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Joomla! 3 Essential Training

    Discover how to use Joomla! to build a website from scratch—all without a single line of code.

    9h 41m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Web Services

    Learn about the history, types, and various implementations of web services—the standard method of communicating between applications and across the web.

    3h 17m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Ruby on Rails 3 Essential Training

    Shows how to create full-featured, object-oriented web applications with the Ruby on Rails framework.

    12h 27m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Python

    Get a quick intro to Python, the popular and highly readable object-oriented language.

    2h 24m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads

    Build an online store for digital products like music, ebooks, and more using WordPress and the Easy Digital Downloads plugin.

    1h 32m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts

    WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Find out what you need to build an online store and decide if WordPress is the right solution for you.

    1h 3m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with R

    Up and Running with R with Barton Poulson

    Introduces the R statistical processing language, including how to install R, read data from SPSS and spreadsheets, analyze data, and create charts and plots.

    2h 25m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Foundations of Programming: Databases

    Discover how a database can benefit both you and your architecture, whatever the programming language, operating system, or application type you use.

    3h 11m
    Appropriate for all
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for CSS: Frameworks and Grids

    CSS: Frameworks and Grids with James Williamson

    Explores CSS frameworks and grids, and helps you determine when a framework is right for you.

    3h 27m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Eclipse

    Learn to set up Eclipse to work with a variety of different languages, including Java, PHP, C/C++, and JavaScript, create new projects, and use the editing tools.

    1h 2m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Introducing the JavaScript Language

    Gain an understanding of variables, types, objects, arrays, operators, control structures, loops, and functions, then work through a series of hands-on examples that put these ideas into action.

    2h 55m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for CSS: Styling Navigation

    CSS: Styling Navigation with James Williamson

    Use CSS to create elegant menus, links, and buttons that help visitors navigate your site faster and more intuitively.

    5h 14m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Up and Running with Aptana Studio 3

    Take a quick tour of the free web development tool Aptana Studio and its features for building rich HTML sites that integrate CSS and JavaScript.

    1h 19m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Interactive Data Visualization with Processing

    Discover how to create compelling data visualizations using Processing, an open-source drawing and development environment.

    7h 43m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Git Essential Training

    Git Essential Training with Kevin Skoglund

    Shows how to use Git, the popular open-source version control software, to manage changes to source code.

    6h 26m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Node.js First Look

    Node.js First Look with Joseph LeBlanc

    Take a first look at Node.js, a software system that makes it possible to write full web applications entirely in JavaScript.

    2h 10m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for Create an iPad Web App

    Create an iPad Web App with Chris Converse

    Discover how to create an app-like experience for iPad with HTML, CSS, and jQuery, while bypassing the need for Objective-C or the App Store.

    1h 27m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

  • view course page for HTML5 for Flash Developers

    Shows Flash developers how to create dynamic content in the browser using HTML5, CSS, and other related technologies.

    3h 16m
    Beginner
     
    Viewers:

“I have yet to find a course that I didn't find useful, well organized, and informative. And it's always at my fingertips.” —Leslie M.
more from our members »

Try it free

Learn more, save more. Upgrade today!

Get our Annual Premium Membership at our best savings yet.

Upgrade to our Annual Premium Membership today and get even more value from your lynda.com subscription:

“In a way, I feel like you are rooting for me. Like you are really invested in my experience, and want me to get as much out of these courses as possible this is the best place to start on your journey to learning new material.”— Nadine H.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.