← Policies/Application Lifecycle/Draft 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. KDE is a friendly community which hosts hundreds of projects. Any project which follows the [https://manifesto.kde.org/ KDE manifesto] and [https://community.kde.org/KDE/Vision KDE Vision] is welcome to join us. The term "application" is used here to mean any project hosted in KDE Git and includes programming libraries and development tools but not typically infrastructure tools or projects with other end product outputs. [[File:App-lifecycle2.png|400px]] = playground = [https://projects.kde.org/api/v1/projects/playground playground] is a Git module for projects starting development * You will need a Git write account which needs a referral from another KDE contributor, see [[Infrastructure/Get_a_Developer_Account|Get_a_Developer_Account]] * You will need to to ask sysadmin to create a module * Projects can start in scratch repos without asking for a repo, see [[Sysadmin/GitKdeOrgManual|Git KDE.org manual]] * Projects can make alpha releases and can put them on [http://download.kde.org/unstable download.kde.org unstable] * Projects can ask for translations for their master branch only = Incubator = Projects which started life outside of KDE are welcome to join us if you feel our community makes a good fit through the [https://community.kde.org/Incubator KDE Incubator]. * The projects should follow the [https://community.kde.org/Incubator/Incubation_Process KDE Incubator] process. * A sponsor will guide you through the process and check your project complies with the needs of the KDE community = kdereview = Projects move into [https://projects.kde.org/api/v1/projects/kdereview kdereview] when they are ready to start making beta or stable releases. It allows for the KDE community to check over for minimum standards. * You can move your project in [https://cgit.kde.org/sysadmin/repo-metadata.git/ repo-metadata], see [https://cgit.kde.org/sysadmin/repo-metadata.git/tree/README.md repo-metadata README] or file a [http://sysadmin.kde.org/tickets Sysadmin ticket|asking for the move] * See the [https://techbase.kde.org/ReleasingExtragearSoftware#Sanity_Checklist Sanity Checklist] for some of the elements people will review * E-mail [https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde-core-devel kde-core-devel] and other relevant mailing lists with details of your project * Make fixes to issues people bring up * Wait at least two weeks in kdereview Return to Policies/Application Lifecycle/Draft. Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/Policies/Application_Lifecycle/Draft"