If you would like to have the “plank” version of Docky on your DIstro, here are some ideas on how you can go about it:
To build Plank, you will need to install the following packages:
intltool (>= 0.35)
valac (>= 0.14.1)
libbamf3-dev (>= 0.2.94)
libdbusmenu-gtk3-dev (>= 0.6.2) (optional)
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev (>= 2.26.0)
libgee-dev (>= 0.5.2)
libglib2.0-dev (>= 2.32.0)
libgtk-3-dev (>= 3.0.0)
Use the Synaptic Package manager to find out if you have these.
There are some ideas for porting Elementary OS features to other distros here:
If you succeed in building “plank” then you can try building “gala” by the same method.