In previous chapter
we explained what SAPUI5 is and how it works.
You must have heard OpenUI5 and SAPUI5 together multiple times. In this chapter we will see what OpenUI5 is and how it is different from SAPUI5
What is OpenUI5?
OpenUI5 is open source version of SAPUI5. In December 2013, SAPUI5 was open-sourced under the name "OpenUI5".
It is now available under an Open Source license. So you can use it without any payment to do more or less whatever you want.
The sources are available at GitHub
- You can browse them and follow development directly, which is all happening there
- you can report bugs and propose enhancements
- you can contribute changes and bugfixes
...so it is also "free as in 'freedom'".