Changes are and shall be mostly towards UI. A brief change list is provided here to compare the two versions.
Tabs are the first things that I changed within the brave. Current version of Brave has a tab bar like this:
My version (Pirate) has a tab bar much more like in Safari. More than changing the very shape it has pixel-perfect design fixes for the previous version.
In order to build the Pirate you can run this command:
npm run build-pirate
NOTE this only builds for x86 macOS and in a dev channel. If you wish to change settings in any manner you should modify
For Technical information on how to setup the environment, build, test and other stuff. Please read these articles from the main repo of Brave:
And for more docs please check out this folder
Brave is open source software under MPL which means having a fork is acceptable, however due to my respect towards the Brave brand's trademark I have changed the name to Pirate so that it both respects the brand and it's trademark and still keeps it's relation to the original browser.
Thanks a lot to the Brave team for the great browser.