Homebrew Channel Meta.XML Windows Editor v1

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May 25, 2008
  1. WB3000
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    I've created a simple Windows program to edit meta.xml files associated with the new homebrew channel applications. Requires the .NET Framework 2.0.

    Here's the readme that I wrote...

    Download: This is a Nintendo-Scene.com release (Original Post), but I've prepared some mirrors in case you are not registered there. I'll also attach it to this post. [​IMG]

    http://www.badongo.com/file/9558368
    http://www.zshare.net/download/12534982fa226729/
    http://rapidshare.com/files/117410802/home...tor_v1.zip.html
    http://www.megaupload.com/?d=85OSBHFS
    http://depositfiles.com/files/5579331
     


  2. teonintyfive

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    Awesome, I'm gonna test this right now and do MFE.
     
  3. jan777

    Member jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    was using these about 30 minutes ago i found over tehskeen

    it was good now i have names and descriptions for every homebrew
     
  4. Prime

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    XML is easy to edit, you don't need a program.
     
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    Yes but it's easier & better this way, don't you agree? [​IMG]
     
  6. Prime

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    Not really, about the same.
     
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    But for me, and I believe for others too, it's better this way. [​IMG]
     
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    It's good for people who don't want to mess up the tags.
     
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    Nah if you cant edit a .xml file youre a noob [​IMG]
    This release is kinda like a "Yes i done a program first that was easy to make to gain repotation [​IMG])
     
  10. Prime

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    it is impossible to mess up the tags!

    All you do is fill in the information between some simple tags.

    It puzzles me why people need a program to enter information.

    But anyways, yeah good program very nice and clean layout.

    What programming language did you use to make this?
     
  11. SkH

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    LOL I can edit a xml file I never said I can't...
     
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    Well I can properly edit an xml file but such a tool still would be handy since someone can easily enter into an xml file and render it useless.

    so think twice before suggesting someone to use the notepad to edit an xml file, next question from the person could be "heck this doesn't show up in hbc?"...
     
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    [​IMG]

    Hmm...

    Anyway....

    TC, looks pretty cool. I'm one of these "noobs" this guy above is referring to, who doesn't write XML. I'm familiar with it, but my field is communication, not writing or understanding code of any kind. So, I could sell or defend your idea(s) to a company, but I wouldn't know jack about creating it. For noobs like me, this is a nice little offering. That said, I still haven't dabbled with the TP hack and Wii homebrew, so I'm not sure when or if I'll ever make use of your software. But I'm encouraged by the support the homebrew scene is putting out there.
     
  14. WB3000
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    Visual C# 2008, not the most complicated thing, but it works for me. [​IMG]

    And yes, I am aware that XML is incredibly easy to edit, but it just seemed that it would get old pretty fast to keep copy and pasting the meta.xml file, and manually editing it. I haven't coded anything for awhile, and I just like to tackle small projects which can make even a simple task easier.

    For the most part, "App Version" should be left at 1. This is the meta.xml format version. The version of the application is the "Version" entry.

    If anyone has any suggestions or bugs they've found, feel free to say. I can always whip out a v1.1 [​IMG]
     
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    what's this about??
     
  16. Prime

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    It is a program to edit the XML for the new Homebrew Channel.
     
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    Hum.... and which program did YOU do "to gain repotation" (sic) ? [​IMG]
     
  18. WB3000
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    Honestly I made this for myself, and figured I should release it so that others could use it. If I wanted a good reputation from making software I wouldn't brag about this program, granted it's more than a few lines of code long, but it was fairly easy.
     
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    I dont have clue what youre talking about [​IMG]
     
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