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Homebrew '''application development''' for the Wii is both fun and challenging. If you want to develop homebrew for the Wii, you will need some tools.
 
Homebrew '''application development''' for the Wii is both fun and challenging. If you want to develop homebrew for the Wii, you will need some tools.
  
==Developing==
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== Developing ==
 
* You can use [[DevkitPro]] to develop applications. Tutorials for setting up DevkitPro are available for [[Devkitppc setup (Windows)|Windows]], [[Devkitppc setup (Linux)|Linux]] and [[Devkitppc setup (Mac OS X)|Mac OS X]].
 
* You can use [[DevkitPro]] to develop applications. Tutorials for setting up DevkitPro are available for [[Devkitppc setup (Windows)|Windows]], [[Devkitppc setup (Linux)|Linux]] and [[Devkitppc setup (Mac OS X)|Mac OS X]].
* You should read [[Developer tips|developer tips]] before starting to develop to learn about standards and essential code.
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* You should read [[developer tips]] before starting to develop to learn about standards and essential code.
* The [[List of development tools|list of development tools]] contains many code libraries and resources that are useful for developing.
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* The [[list of development tools]] contains many code libraries and resources that are useful for developing.
 
* There are various [[Tutorials]] available.
 
* There are various [[Tutorials]] available.
  
==Releasing==
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== Releasing ==
 
* If you would like to create a page for your application while developing it, create it in your user namespace and link to it on the [[List of homebrew in development]] page. You can move it to the article namespace when it is released.
 
* If you would like to create a page for your application while developing it, create it in your user namespace and link to it on the [[List of homebrew in development]] page. You can move it to the article namespace when it is released.
 
* It is strongly recommended to create icon.png and meta.xml files for your application to make it compatible with the [[Homebrew Channel]].
 
* It is strongly recommended to create icon.png and meta.xml files for your application to make it compatible with the [[Homebrew Channel]].
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* If you would like, you can host your application here on wiibrew by [[Special:Upload|uploading]] it. Otherwise, you can upload it somewhere else and link to it. People who are offering Wii Homebrew Hosting: [[User:Pinecone | PineCone]], [[User:WarpedFlash|WarpedFlash]], [[User:Vithon|Vithon]]
 
* If you would like, you can host your application here on wiibrew by [[Special:Upload|uploading]] it. Otherwise, you can upload it somewhere else and link to it. People who are offering Wii Homebrew Hosting: [[User:Pinecone | PineCone]], [[User:WarpedFlash|WarpedFlash]], [[User:Vithon|Vithon]]
  
==See also==
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== See also ==
 
*[[Homebrew applications]]
 
*[[Homebrew applications]]

Revision as of 18:09, 10 August 2009

Homebrew application development for the Wii is both fun and challenging. If you want to develop homebrew for the Wii, you will need some tools.

Developing

Releasing

  • If you would like to create a page for your application while developing it, create it in your user namespace and link to it on the List of homebrew in development page. You can move it to the article namespace when it is released.
  • It is strongly recommended to create icon.png and meta.xml files for your application to make it compatible with the Homebrew Channel.
  • When your application is ready to be released, you can create a page for your application in the article namespace. Make sure to add the {{infobox homebrew}} template and fill it in as much as you can.
  • If you would like, you can host your application here on wiibrew by uploading it. Otherwise, you can upload it somewhere else and link to it. People who are offering Wii Homebrew Hosting: PineCone, WarpedFlash, Vithon

See also