is it ok if i use visual studio to rebuild brave.also i am having a acer laptop running windows 8.1, or can someone give the full requirements…
I would think that it is totally okay to do it since it is open source and your pc won’t be an issue while doing it, also your windows versions will work great cc @alex for confirmation
The developers of Brave actually created a toolkit that allows you to create your own browsers or browser-like applications. It’s called Muon, and you can find it here: https://github.com/brave/muon
If you want to fork Brave’s code and build directly on top, you can of course fork GitHub repository here: https://github.com/brave/browser-laptop
Hope this is helpful
anyone of you a developer when i try to run the exe file on my computer its complaining about dependency errors does any have a clue how to sort it out
The latest Brave Browser git is using pure chromium to render the UI and MUON is no longer supported. Of course it can be built using Visual Studio but currently the instructions here
use npm (nodeJS project management) which makes the job a lot easier.
Building the entire project in Visual studio, will take a lot of configuration to the project files and its properties. You need to correctly set all includes, libraries, and preprocessors to successfully build it.