< KDE Frameworks | Getting Started Proposed for DeletionThis page has been proposed for deletion for the following reason:The important info from this page is available on community.kde.org, either under Get Involved or Infrastructure Other languages:English Under ConstructionThis is a new page, currently under construction! Contents 1 Introduction 2 Source Repositories and Revision Control 3 Browsing The Code 4 Obtaining The Source Code 5 OLD Stuff To Be Reworked 5.1 KDE Base Applications 5.2 KDE Applications Introduction All KDE Software is free and open source. You are free to view, use and make changes to the code in line with the (L)GPL family of licences. This page describes how this source code is organised and how it can be obtained. Source Repositories and Revision Control The KDE Community uses a central online Revision Control system to store all our Source Code and to track changes made to the code. The KDE Community uses Git for most KDE Projects, although some projects still use Subversion. Most developers will only need to use Git, although some familiarity with Subversion may occasionally be required. Browsing The Code There are a number of ways to browse or search the code online: https://projects.kde.org/projects is a list of all KDE Projects, choose a project and then click on Repository to browse the source https://quickgit.kde.org/ is an alternative online code browser for code in Git repositories https://websvn.kde.org/ is an online code browser for code still in the Subversion repository http://lxr.kde.org/ lets you search the code for identifiers or tokens like API method calls http://lxr.kde.org/search lets you search the code for any string http://api.kde.org lets you browse or search the API documentation generated from the code Obtaining The Source Code TODO: Detailed instructions or link to existing??? There are three main ways to download a copy of the source code: Directly access the Source Repository to copy the source code as it currently is with a full history of all changes. In Git this is know as Cloning the repository, in Subversion it is Checking-Out the code. This is most commonly done if you want to actively develop the code. Download a tarball snapshot of the Source Repository to bootstrap a Git clone or Subversion checkout. This is a good option if you have a slow or unreliable internet connection. See the Source Snapshots page for more details. Download a tarball snapshot of just the code as at a given time or release. This is most commonly done if you do not want to develop the code itself but just want to use it for a stable system installation, testing a release, or developing applications outside of the KDE Community. Note that "Checkout" has a different meaning in Git than it does in Subversion. OLD Stuff To Be Reworked KDE Base Applications The KDE Base Applications group is defined as those basic applications that are required by the Workspace and other Applications, such as file management, terminal emulation and text editing. The KDE Base Applications are available from Git: KDE Base Applications (kde-baseapps) Konsole terminal emulator (konsole) Kate text editor (kate) KDE Applications The KDE Applications group is defined as those KDE modules built on the KDE Development Platform that are hosted by the KDE infrastructure and are released as part of the regular KDE Release Cycle, i.e. they are part of the KDE SC. The KDE Applications group is currently split between Git and SVN: KDE Accessibility (kdeaccessibility) http://community.kde.org/Accessibility https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kdeaccessibility KDE Admin (kdeadmin) KDE Artwork (kdeartwork) KDE Bindings (kdebindings) http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/KDE/kdebindings/ https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kdebindings KDE Examples (kdeexamples) KDE Education (kdeedu) http://edu.kde.org/ https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kdeedu KDE Games (kdegames) http://games.kde.org/ http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/KDE/kdegames/ KDE Graphics (kdegraphics) KDE Multimedia (kdemultimedia) KDE Network (kdenetwork) Plasma Addons (kdeplasma-addons) KDE PIM / Kontact KDE PIM(kdepim) KDE PIM Runtime (kdepim-runtime) KDE SDK (kdesdk) KDE Toys (kdetoys) KDE Utilities (kdeutils) KDE Web Development (kdewebdev) Retrieved from "https://techbase.kde.org/index.php?title=KDE_Frameworks/Getting_Started/Source_Code&oldid=103289" Categories: Proposed deletionUnder ConstructionGetting Started This page was last edited on 7 August 2019, at 00:53. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.