We accept code contributions to amaGama, please use Github pull requests for your changes.


You will need a local working copy of amaGama, the best way to achieve that is to follow the installation guidelines.

Coding style

Please follow the Translate Toolkit Style Guide.


An incomplete list of possible TODO items:

  • Improve web interface
  • Custom index config for source languages not supported by default PostgreSQL install
  • Keep track of file’s mtime to avoid expensive reparses
  • Use memcached to cache results
  • Use more permanent caching of Levenshtein distances?
  • Use PostgreSQL built-in Levenshtein functions?
  • Full text search
  • Other search methods and options
  • Further documenting of API
  • Document the commands
  • Document how to deploy amaGama using Apache or other web server