WebKit browser engine announces migration to Git and Microsoft GitHub

time:2022-12-08 07:16:12 source:scripttoolbox.com author:Graphics card
WebKit browser engine announces migration to Git and Microsoft GitHub

IT House September 4 news, WebKit is an open-source web browser engine used by many apps on Apple's Safari, Mail, App Store and macOS, iOS, and Linux. On August 31, WebKit announced that it had migrated to Git and Microsoft GitHub. According to the official blog, on June 23, the WebKit project froze its Subversion tree (another open source version control system) and moved management and interaction with source code to Git on Microsoft GitHub. Why choose Git? The distributed nature of Git enables not only multiple developers but multiple organizations to easily collaborate on a single project. Git's local change record makes moving commits between branches or reverting changes quick and easy. Git's author and committer model is a good representation of the complex way a large software project like WebKit writes and manages code. Git's local commit message logging, and git log's ability to limit commit history to certain parts of the repository, means that large projects no longer need to check in outdated ChangeLog files on every commit. Why choose GitHub? The WebKit project is interested in contributions and feedback from developers around the world. GitHub has a large community of developers, especially web developers, with whom the WebKit project works closely to improve the engine and bring the creations of these developers into the hands of users around the world. We also found that GitHub's API can build advanced pre-commit and post-commit automation with relatively minor modifications to existing infrastructure, and provide a modern and secure platform to review and provide feedback on new code changes. IT Home has learned that the WebKit repository has gone live on GitHub and quickly gained 4.1k of Stars.

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