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Flowchart

A flowchart is a formalized graphic representation of a logic sequence, work or manufacturing process, organization chart, or similar formalized structure. The purpose of a flow chart is to provide people with a common language or reference point when dealing with a project or process. Flowcharts use simple geometric symbols and arrows to define relationships.


Free Software / Open Source Software

Free Software / Open Source Software is the software that everyone can freely use, copy, distribute and modify as needed. It is an alternative model of software development and use based on the free availability of the source code, which allows for changes or improvements to meet the needs of the user.