Open Source

Google Open-Sources Chrome Browser for iOS, Joins Chromium Project

On Tuesday, Google announced that the iOS version of Chrome is now open-source under the Chromium project. Chrome for iOS was previously kept separate from the rest of the Chromium project because like other iOS browsers, Apple requires it to use WebKit, which is the same rendering engine found in Safari. On other platforms, Chrome...

Apple Open-Sources Swift Programming Language

Earlier this year Apple made a promise that it would make its Swift programming language open-source. The wait is now over: The company has officially announced the new chapter in the story of Swift on a site dedicated to the open-source project, swift.org. “By making Swift open source the entire developer community can contribute to...