← Plasma/DeveloperGuide You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in one of the groups: Users, Administrators, trusted, KDEDevelopers. You can view and copy the source of this page. The Ultimate Guide to Plasma Development =Introduction= ==App, Plasmoid, or both?== - app vs plasmoid ==Software Stack== - QML / QtQuick: ui primitives, app logic, rendering, states - imports - Plasma libs - underlying frameworks - runtime environment - kpackage =Requirements Analysis & Design== =Getting Started= =Developing a Plasmoid= ==Creating the empty package== ===filesystem structure=== ===metadata.desktop=== - system integration (systray, alternatives, mimetypes, arguments, formfactors) ===installation=== - cmake - plasmapkg2 ==Starting the Code== ===main.qml stuffz=== - Layouts - plasmoid object - fullRepresentation vs. popup ===Plasma API=== + links to API documentation! - PlasmaCore - PlasmaComponents - PlasmaExtras - kdeclarative's useful stuff: kcmOpen? more useful imports - general guidelines: units, iconSizes, =Development Environment Setup= =Tools= - editor - commandline - plasmapkg2 - plasmoidviewer - plasmathemething - cuttlefish - =Display and Rendering= - theming - image display - dpi - ColorScope =Supporting Multiple Devices= - touch friendliness - layout considerations - formfactor support (X-KDE-FormFactors) - =Workspace Integration= - system tray - plasmoid status - dbus autoload =Translations= - i18n() & friends - making sure i18n is set up & how to x-test =Distribution= - plasmoid package - appstream metadata - kdeapps online installation - distros - upstreaming code Return to Plasma/DeveloperGuide. Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/Plasma/DeveloperGuide"