programming questions

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  1. zidane_genome
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    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    I'm trying to read up on DS programming, and have a basic understanding.

    A few questions I have for people who know what they are doing;

    Can I use Visual Studio 2008 (has C++ and C#) to help write out (and debug) DS programs.

    Are there any good programs that help with writing DS apps/games other than Game Weaver and XtenDS (think they are pretty much the same thing)

    How do I compile the code to run on my DS?

    Thanks alot! There aren't alot of resources out there for programming on the DS.
     
  2. littlestevie

    littlestevie GBAtemp Regular

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    have you looked at Devkit ARM
     
  3. Sp33der

    Sp33der GBAtemp Fan

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    yes you can use Visual Studio [​IMG]

    And to compile code for the DS, you need devkitARM; http://www.devkitpro.org/

    note: DS programming is really low level so you probably need alot of tutorials also [​IMG]
     
  4. zidane_genome
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    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    got a link to some tutorials? lol

    got some good ideas, just can't put them on the ds yet, lol
     
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  7. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    Just use Palib ^^ There is a very handy wiki... And by looking in the Palib examples, it's very ease to learn too [​IMG]
     
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    PA_Lib won't help you with programming in the long run. Then again, the DS isn't a great platform to begin on anyway.
     
  9. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    Yes, that's right.
    I already knew some programming, cause I learned a little JAVA at school.
    So.. actually you're right...
     
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    Game Weaver? I have never heard of that one. Is it like Game Maker, but for making NDS homebrew, or is it like devkitPRO/devkitARM?