In order to contribute anything to WebKit, firstly we will need to get the code to our machine. As Apple says we will need to install the proper developer tools, download a source code, build from source and run the custom build.
1st step — Installing Necessary Developer Tools
To build a WebKit Mac users will need to install the latest version of Xcode and install the Xcode Command Line Tools using the following command in terminal:
2nd step — Getting the Code
To get the code using git you will need to run the following command in terminal (typically this process will take some time):
git clone git://git.webkit.org/WebKit.git WebKit
For updating the WebKit repo on your machine you can run the following command on terminal:
But for easier way to look trough the code of WebKit you can use the following links of online repos:
get code, build run
easy way of see the code https://github.com/WebKit/webkit
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