HP Makes WebOS Platform Open Source

HP has announced about its decision of making the mobile operating system webOS platform open source. This may not affect many HP customers at all, but developers will be more than happy to have full access to the webOS operation system’s source code. webOS is the only platform designed from the ground up to be mobile, cloud-connected, and scalable.  webOS offers a number of benefits to the entire ecosystem of web applications The operating system may now be adjusted according to the user’s needs. Developers may include all the necessary tweaks, hacks, and modifications in it making the HP operating system to fit the specific user’s requirements. The latest news from HP may also attract other device manufacturers that may want to use the webOS operating systems in their devices.

HP engineers, partners, other developers and hardware manufacturers will be able to contribute to the development of webOS. HP team is ready to receive lots of questions related to the operating system’s source code and they also make it possible that answers to some questions may even be unknown to them. Updates and latest news from the now open source webOS operating system will be periodically updated on the HP official blog. HP managers encourage developers to come up with suggestion and innovations in the development of the webOS operating system. Experts find that HP will save its platform for some more time by the decision making it open source.
source:www.engadget.com