Haiku is an open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. Inspired by the BeOS, Haiku is fast, simple to use, easy to learn and yet very powerful.

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We constantly build and and release new, bleeding edge versions of Haiku for testing purposes. You can download and install these versions to check out the latest features and bug fixes.

Be aware that nightly images may be unstable. Additionally, some packages included with official releases need to be installed separately.

If you're OK with this, you can find further instructions at our Nightly image page.

Haiku, Inc. Financial Report for 2022 is now available

News posted on Sun, 2023-01-22 12:00

The Haiku, Inc. financial report for 2022 is now available on the Haiku, Inc. Documents page. Our donations for 2022 were almost as high as 2021, which was our record year so far. In 2022 our contractor waddlesplash worked the whole year, and we got a Beta 4 release near Christmas due to his efforts as well as from our many other contributors. I want to extend a huge thanks to all our donors, everyone in the project really appreciates every donation we get.

Haiku Activity & Contract Report, December 2022

Blog post by waddlesplash on Thu, 2023-01-12 23:30

As is the usual way of things, the monthly Activity Report is hereby combined with my Contract Report.

This report covers hrev56627 through hrev56681.

HTTP Network Services Preview in R1 Beta 4

Blog post by nielx on Fri, 2022-12-30 00:00

The newest beta of Haiku includes a preview of a redesigned, modern HTTP library as the initial part of an renewed Network Services Kit. The primary goal of including the library is to get developers to experiment with it and give feedback on how it works within their software. The secondary goal is to gather some feedback on the use of modern C++ and some additional experimental features. This article provides a background to the new kit, some pointers on how to get started, and some notes on experimental designs that utilize modern C++ features.

Haiku R1/beta4 has been released!

News posted on Fri, 2022-12-23 18:00

After a year and a half since the last beta, Haiku R1/beta4 has been released. See “Release Notes” for the release notes, “Press contact”, for press inquiries … and “Get Haiku!” to skip all that and just download the release (or upgrade to it from an existing install!)

Haiku Activity & Contract Report, November 2022

Blog post by waddlesplash on Mon, 2022-12-12 22:30

As is the usual way of things, the monthly Activity Report is hereby combined with my Contract Report.

This report covers hrev56565 through hrev56626.

Haiku Activity & Contract Report, October 2022

Blog post by waddlesplash on Mon, 2022-11-14 23:40

As is the usual way of things, the monthly Activity Report is hereby combined with my Contract Report.

This report covers hrev56505 to hrev56564.

Haiku Activity & Contract Report, September 2022

Blog post by waddlesplash on Mon, 2022-10-10 23:50

As is the usual way of things, the monthly Activity Report is hereby combined with my Contract Report.

This report covers hrev56400 to hrev56504.

GSoC 2022 Final Report: Improving the Calendar Application

Blog post by HarshitSharma on Mon, 2022-09-12 15:04

Project Description A Calendar application is a must have application for any operating system and is beneficial for end users as well as developers. Having a feature-rich Calendar might not sound like a big deal, but it can drastically impact your performance at work and personal life. The basic idea of my project was to improve the Calendar Application, by implementing the the following features: Filter Utility Reminders Utility Calendar Profiles (After some discussion, we decided not to work on this) Hence, I ended up implementing the Filters and Reminders

[GSoC 2022] Ham: Final Report

Blog post by dominicm on Sat, 2022-09-10 10:42

Hello everyone. Thank you for having me the past few months; it’s been a busy, fun ride. This is the final report for Ham, a replacement to the Jam build system. I’d like to thank Stephan Aßmus for taking the time to mentor me, and the rest of the Haiku community for being responsive and receptive to Ham’s development. You can find the Ham repo on Github, as well as a project board for current issues.

Haiku Activity & Contract Report, August 2022

Blog post by waddlesplash on Fri, 2022-09-09 22:00

As is the usual way of things, the monthly Activity Report is hereby combined with my Contract Report.

This report covers hrev56321 to hrev56399.

David Karoly, who has been doing a lot of work in and around the ARM ports, was granted commit access last month. Welcome to the team, David!