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Overview of the development process.
Set of screenshots showing the different Slicer components.


Source code API documentation.
Web-based code repository viewer.
Informations about Slicer releases

Getting involved

Intended for the discussion of programming related questions.
Search for priorly posted questions and answers on
It is open to everyone, feel free to join.
Consistency and Readability for a manageable code base
Pages for the developer projects.

Compile / Package

git clone git://
Compiling and installing Slicer from source.
Build, test, package and distribute extensions
Nightly, continuous and experimental dashboards.

Design & Implementation

Comparison between the different module types supported by Slicer
Objects and their organization. MRML Library provides API for managing medical image data type.
Details the role of logics in Slicer
Lists the different logic types such as displayable managers.
Presents the underlying infrastructure.
Description of the Charting architecture.
Details how Slicer is built and packaged.

How To