For help with installation look at the Download page.
We have a collection of links related to wxWidgets.
There's a FAQ for Padre beginners as well.
You can also take at the source code with the embedded POD on the trunk.
Code analysis using Fisheye: http://fisheye2.atlassian.com/browse/padre/
Ohloh Project page: http://www.ohloh.net/projects/padre/ You are very much encouraged to sign up at Oholo. If you are a Padre developer "claim" your commits to Padre. If you are using Padre, please mark it as a project you are using.