HP To Make webOS Open Source By September


HP has released details on when they will make their webOS platform open source, by September of this year HP will release Open webOS 1.0 under the Apache License.

HP has also released the first part of its open source version of web OS, in the form of Enyo, which is the companies developer tool for writing applications that will run across multiple mobile devices.

HP TouchPad

“HP is bringing the innovation of the webOS platform to the open source community,” said Bill Veghte, executive vice president and chief strategy officer, HP. “This is a decisive step toward meeting our goal of accelerating the platform’s development and ensuring that its benefits will be delivered to the entire ecosystem of web applications.”

HP will also release a number of other parts of webOS between now and September, you can find out full details on the release schedule over at HP.