Lifestyles have changed, and so has the habits of buying and selling. Today everything happens virtually. Internet has opened new venues for business owners too. Ecommerce has grown so rapidly that it created a wave in the world of IT development. Open source web development has become the most dominant demand in the IT world due to the rise in ecommerce. Open source web development is the process of providing end to end solutions to business owners who wish to conduct business online. There are a number of challenges that developers face in order to provide users with web solutions to exactly match their business needs. Open source web development professionals need to critically analyze the business and gain enough knowledge about the products and services. This is essential because it helps develop a website that goes well with what the business owner is trying to sell. Another aspect that a developer requires to know is the customer base – because that’s whom the website is being developed in the first place! What appeals to customers is what you are going to present them with. Analyzing customer behavior is important too! Open source web development professionals are experts in analyzing this and providing you all of these in very less time and deriving the benefits of open source, at a very affordable cost too. They can quickly create a prototype and after approval it’s hardly a matter of time before your online shop is up and running!