Tux Paint
Tux Paint: Open Source Drawing Software for Children


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Tux Paint is free computer art software for children.
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Magento Partner - AOE


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“There are many programs out there for the children in our lives - or the kid inside of all of us - and Tux Paint is a great example of this genre.” — PC Mechanic, December 2004


Developers - Code Statistics

code_swarm Visualization

The animation below represents the first 6 years of development of the Tux Paint project, compressed down to about 1 and a half minutes. It's visualizes each of the project team members (shown as usernames), and the files they worked on in the source code repository for the core "Tux Paint" application (shown as colored dots — different colors represent different parts of the project, i.e., documentation, data files, and various parts of the source code).

It was generated in October 2008 using code_swarm.

Source Code Size

Below is an analysis of the size of Tux Paint's source code. It was generated in October 2008 using David A. Wheeler's SLOCCount tool.

SLOCDirectorySLOC by Language
19916src_top_diransic=19373,objc=302,sh=122,cpp=119
6364magicansic=6364
780macosxobjc=780
55fontspython=44,sh=11
31docspython=31
27src_posh=27
13top_diransic=13
10win32ansic=10
8maemosh=8
4hildonsh=4

Totals grouped by language:

ansic:25760(94.68%)
objc:1082(3.98%)
sh:172(0.63%)
cpp:119(0.44%)
python:75(0.28%)

Total Physical Source Lines of Code (SLOC)= 27,208
Development Effort Estimate, Person-Years (Person-Months)
(Basic COCOMO model, Person-Months = 2.4 * (KSLOC**1.05))
= 6.42 (77.03)
Schedule Estimate, Years (Months)
(Basic COCOMO model, Months = 2.5 * (person-months**0.38))
= 1.09 (13.03)
Estimated Average Number of Developers (Effort/Schedule) = 5.91
Total Estimated Cost to Develop
(average salary = USD$56,286/year, overhead = 2.40).
= USD$867,108

Download Survey Form Feedback

The links below show statistical information and charts based on the collected feedback from the optional survey form on the Download page. From it, you can get an idea of who downloads Tux Paint (parents vs. teachers), what countries they're from, etc.


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