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"In my 20+ year experience managing projects i learned that tools or systems don't manage anything, people do. and if people need tools they'll get them or make them" (Ton Roosendaal, on #blendercoders)
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== Krita Community Wiki ==  
 
== Krita Community Wiki ==  
 
This Community Wiki is intended for those who are ''making'' and ''improving'' Krita, such as programmers and designers.  Users of Krita can check out  [https://krita.org/learn/tutorials/ getting started guides on krita.org], the [https://userbase.kde.org/ Userbase wiki], and the [https://userbase.kde.org/Krita/Manual manual]. If you have questions, you can ask on the [https://forum.kde.org/viewforum.php?f=136 Krita Forums], or hop on #krita IRC!
 
This Community Wiki is intended for those who are ''making'' and ''improving'' Krita, such as programmers and designers.  Users of Krita can check out  [https://krita.org/learn/tutorials/ getting started guides on krita.org], the [https://userbase.kde.org/ Userbase wiki], and the [https://userbase.kde.org/Krita/Manual manual]. If you have questions, you can ask on the [https://forum.kde.org/viewforum.php?f=136 Krita Forums], or hop on #krita IRC!
  
== Repository Information ==
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== Active documents ==
  
There are two versions of Krita in development: 2.9, which is the stable branch and based on Qt4 and merged with Calligra, and 3.0 pre-alpha, which is based on Qt5.
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[https://community.kde.org/Krita/docs https://community.kde.org/Krita/docs]
  
* 2.9: [https://phabricator.kde.org/diffusion/CALLIGRA/ https://phabricator.kde.org/diffusion/CALLIGRA/]
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== Repository Information ==
* 3.0: [https://phabricator.kde.org/diffusion/KRITA/ https://phabricator.kde.org/diffusion/KRITA/]
 
  
=== Dependencies ===
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* 3.0: https://phabricator.kde.org/source/krita/
 
 
The full set of dependencies for Krita 3.0 pre-alpha:
 
 
 
* [http://www.qt.io/ Qt 5], at least 5.3 is required, but the newer the better. You need the following components:
 
** Core
 
** Gui
 
** Widgets
 
** Xml
 
** Network
 
** PrintSupport
 
** Svg
 
** Test
 
** Concurrent
 
** OpenGL (optional, but really, really recommended)
 
** Quick (optional, for sketch/Gemini)
 
** DBus (optional)
 
** X11Extras (only on Linux)
 
 
 
* The following KDE Frameworks:
 
** extra-cmake-modules
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/karchive/html/index.html Archive]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kconfig/html/index.html Config]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kwidgetaddons/html/index.html WidgetAddons]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kcompletion/html/index.html Completion]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kcoreaddons/html/index.html CoreAddons]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kguiaddons/html/index.html GuiAddons]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/ki18n/html/index.html I18n]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kitemmodels/html/index.html ItemModels]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kitemviews/html/index.html ItemViews]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kwindowsystem/html/index.html WindowSystem]
 
** [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/kio/html/index.html KIO (optional, only on linux)]
 
 
 
* The following required packages
 
** Eigen3
 
** Exiv2
 
** lcms2
 
** GSL
 
** Boost (headers and the boost system library)
 
** zlib
 
** libtiff
 
** libpng
 
** libjpeg
 
** perl (need to check if this is really true, I doubt it)
 
 
 
* The following optional packages
 
** SharedMimeInfo
 
** Poppler
 
** OpenEXR
 
** pthreads (for G'Mic)
 
** openmp (for G'Mic)
 
** curl (for G'mic)
 
** libraw
 
** fftw3 (for G'mic and performance improvements)
 
** Vc 0.7 (really really recommended)
 
** OpenColorIO
 
  
 
== Build Instructions ==
 
== Build Instructions ==
  
=== Linux ===
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Please check the manual: [https://docs.krita.org/en/untranslatable_pages.html Contributors Manual]
 
 
For 2.9, David Revoy's guide is the best available: [http://www.davidrevoy.com/article193/building-krita-on-linux-for-cats Buiding Krita for Cats]
 
*[[Krita/debbuild| Build Krita 3.0 on Debian/Ubuntu]]
 
* [[Krita/linuxbuild | Build Krita 3.0 with pre-made packages]]
 
 
 
=== Windows ===
 
 
 
*[[Krita/Winbuild| Build Krita 2.9.x on Windows]]
 
*[[Krita/30Winbuild| Build Krita 3.0.x on Windows]]
 
*[[Krita/Emergebuild| Build Krita 3.x with Emerge]]
 
*[[Krita/WinPackage | Packaging Krita]]
 
 
 
=== OSX ===
 
 
 
*[[Krita/osxbuild| Build Krita on OSX]]
 
  
 
== Developer guides ==
 
== Developer guides ==
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* [[Krita/Hacking | Intro to Hacking on Krita]]
 
* [[Krita/Hacking | Intro to Hacking on Krita]]
 
* [[Krita/C++11|C++11 usage guidelines for the Krita codebase]]
 
* [[Krita/C++11|C++11 usage guidelines for the Krita codebase]]
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* [[Guidelines_and_HOWTOs/API_Documentation | API Documentaion Guidelines]]
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* [[Guidelines_and_HOWTOs|KDE-wide Guidelines and HOWTOs]]
 
* [[Krita/GetStartedOn | Interesting tasks to get started on]]
 
* [[Krita/GetStartedOn | Interesting tasks to get started on]]
 
* [[Krita/Optimization|Optimization tips and tools for Krita]]
 
* [[Krita/Optimization|Optimization tips and tools for Krita]]
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=== Procedures for common Developers tasks ===
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* [[MakingTarballs|Making a Source Release]]
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* [[Krita/MinorReleaseProcedure|Minor Release Procedure]]
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* [[Krita/BigMergeProcedure|Big Merge Procedure]]
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* [[Krita/FeatureBranchesWorkflow | Feature Branches Workflow]]
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=== Procedures for common Manual Writers tasks ===
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* [[Krita/FindingNewFeaturesToAddIntoManual|Finding New Features To Add Into Manual]]
  
 
==Planning==
 
==Planning==
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* [https://community.kde.org/Krita/Release/Roadmap Krita Roadmap]
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These are goals for Krita we are working toward.  
 
These are goals for Krita we are working toward.  
  
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=== Design Notes ===
 
=== Design Notes ===
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* [[Krita/QActions | QAction / KisAction Guidelines]]
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* [[Krita/OpenGL | OpenGL rendering in Krita]]
 
* [[Krita/PluginMechanics | How Plugin Loading Works]]
 
* [[Krita/PluginMechanics | How Plugin Loading Works]]
 
* [[Krita/How_To_Write_Brush_Engines | How to write brush engines]]
 
* [[Krita/How_To_Write_Brush_Engines | How to write brush engines]]
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* [[Concept Naming Guidelines]]
 
* [[Concept Naming Guidelines]]
 
* [[Website Maintenance/Updates]]
 
* [[Website Maintenance/Updates]]
 
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* [[Krita/Brush mask vectorization diagram | Brush mask vectorization diagram]]
  
 
=== Guidelines ===
 
=== Guidelines ===
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==Meetings==
 
==Meetings==
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* [[Krita/Sprint2019]]
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* [[Krita/OctoberSprint2018]]
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* [[Krita/Sprint2018]]
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* [[Krita/MiniSprint2017]]
 
* [[Krita/Sprint2014]]
 
* [[Krita/Sprint2014]]
 
* [[Krita/Sprint2011]]
 
* [[Krita/Sprint2011]]

Latest revision as of 15:43, 18 February 2019

"In my 20+ year experience managing projects i learned that tools or systems don't manage anything, people do. and if people need tools they'll get them or make them" (Ton Roosendaal, on #blendercoders)

Krita Community Wiki

This Community Wiki is intended for those who are making and improving Krita, such as programmers and designers. Users of Krita can check out getting started guides on krita.org, the Userbase wiki, and the manual. If you have questions, you can ask on the Krita Forums, or hop on #krita IRC!

Active documents

https://community.kde.org/Krita/docs

Repository Information

Build Instructions

Please check the manual: Contributors Manual

Developer guides

Procedures for common Developers tasks

Procedures for common Manual Writers tasks

Planning

These are goals for Krita we are working toward.

Design documents and discussions

These are technical notes on the insides of Krita.

Design Notes

Guidelines

Troubleshooting


Other

This is an index of work sponsored by the Krita community and the Krita Foundation. Note that the Krita Foundation (Stichting Krita) has been instrumental in fundraiser efforts around Krita. The first program, executed during the 2009-2010 timeframe, allowed Lukáš Tvrdý to work full-time on Krita for 24 weeks. This made a massive difference for Krita, solving hundreds of bugs and improving performance and usability of the canvas and many brushes to the level where Krita first became ready for (semi) professional use. Find more details here.

Subsequent fundraisers supported Dmitry Kazakov who brought openGL support to a new level and introduced advanced canvas operations like panning, mirroring and rotation and independent artist Timothee Giet who developed the "Comics with Krita" training DVD as well as a host of other video tutorials on Youtube.


Meetings

Hardware

The Krita team has two Wacom intuos tablets, two stylusses and two art pens. They are currently with:

  • Lukas Tvrdy: one tablet
  • Sven Langkamp: one tablet
  • Cyrille Berger: stylus art pen

Wiki Archive

Contributors should feel free to post whatever they like here. However, documents show their age after a few years. Please keep the main page clean by copying old links into this archive section.


This page was last edited on 18 February 2019, at 15:43. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.