# Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) 💻 🐒
Here you'll find a list of resources related to free and open source software (FOSS) presented in alphabetical order that should help you gain a better conceptual and practical understanding of the topic.
Free Software vs Open Source vs Freeware (opens new window) - Clarifies the differences between free software, open source, and freeware which are often confusingly used interchangeably
Luke Smith (opens new window) - A LandChad that emphasizes the importance of using FOSS as well as self-hosting your own websites and applications
What is Free Software? (opens new window) - Description of the philosophy and principles behind free software from the Free Software Foundation (FSF)