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About Marble

Marble FAQ

Examples of Use

Applications using the Marble library

Using the Marble Widget in other applications

with QtDesigner
with C++
with Python
via a shell script

How to become a Marble developer ("Marblehead")

So you are new to Marble development ...


First you should read our Manifesto that describes our aims. This is important so we don't loose focus:

What Marble is all about ("Manifesto")

Now you should obtain the Marble source code and start to compile it. This page tells you how to do it:

While you are compiling and checking out you can start to read a series of blog entries called "Marble's Secrets". These are a bit outdated already when it comes to details. But the basic concepts still apply:

Marble's Secrets

Now you are well prepared to begin: For a start you can look at our page of Junior Jobs:

Junior Jobs

If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask on IRC (server:, channel: #kde-edu) or contact us via our mailing-list

Have Fun!

Programming Coordination

User Interface


Texture Mapping

Texture Mapping

GeoData Library / KML

GeoData Library
KML Status
GPX Status

GeoPainter / DGML


Marble Runner

Coordinate Runner
OSM Runner
Runner HOWTO


Winkel III

Tile Download

Tile Download


API Docs
How to customize maps
Marble's Secrets

Mapping Coordination


How to create Historical Maps
Global Palaeogeography


General ideas about routing


Summaries and logs of scheduled Marble meetings can be found on the following pages:

Wednesday Nov. 10th, 2008

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