HTC is a developer-friendly company, we know that especially because it’s selling a developer version of the HTC One. In another nod to the software hobbyists out there, HTC recently released the full source code for the HTC One. That means developers can get underway on creating new ROMs for the device. It may seem like a minor move if you’re an everyday consumer, but the enthusiast community often flocks to a company that appreciates their joint efforts.
CNET said the code is only for the HTC One that was released on Vodafone in the UK and in France, although we suspect the brilliant folks over on xda-developers can find more than enough code to start building custom ROMs and other features for other enthusiasts. The HTC One source code is for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is a free 99.5MB download.