Months after Hewlett-Packard originally announced the open-source version of WebOS, the beta version of the platform is on its way out the door.
Today's release includes two environments for developers. The first is the desktop build, which is said to provide "the ideal development environment" for designing the WebOS user experience with more features and integrating other open-source technologies on the Ubuntu desktop.
Some of those new features include support for core apps such as Calendar and Contacts as well as third-party Enyo apps.
The second is the OpenEmbedded build for porting WebOS to new devices. It'… Read more