Homebrew development tutorials

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Here is a list of tutorials available here or on external sites. Read Developer tips sooner than later.

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Tutorials about everything

These tutorials cover many aspects of developing applications for the Wii.

Title Description Author
CodeMii Tutorial This tutorial covers setting up DevKitPPC in Windows, writing simple code, the use of controllers, arrays, images, the FAT-filesystem, xml and sound. teknecal
Curso de Programación This Spanish tutorial covers everything from setting up DevKitPPC, to creating sprites, to collision and sound.
BrickMii tutorials An incomplete tutorial mostly on GX. Some pages are completed, others are not.
Youtube Playlist Tutorial This is a video tutorial that plans on covering the basics and fundimentals for creating Wii Homebrew. Unfinished. TheN00b21

Tutorials on preparation

Getting started. DevKit, installing new libraries, etc. DevkitPPC is the part of the DevkitPPC toolchain used for Wii and Gamecube development. These guides describe setting up such a system:

Title Description Author
Devkitppc setup Installing devkitPPC, Setup your project folder, Compile the HelloWorld Example, Run the HelloWorld Example on the emulator, Run the HelloWorld Example on the Wii using wiiload.
Getting Started The Getting Started section on the official devkitPPC wiki.
Configuring Eclipse for Wii development This tutorial covers installation and configuration of Eclipse on Linux (can also be applied to Windows with few path changes). It includes instructions on how configure and checkout SVN repositories. NOTE!!!!!! Change all references to powerpc-gecko to powerpc-eabi Scognito

Other tutorials

Title Description Author
Assembler Tutorial A tutorial and an application note how to develop assembler programs and inline assembler code for the Wii and the PowerPC processor. Georgp24
SDL Tutorial A simple but currently incomplete tutorial on SDL. GabberNL
Programming with Libwiisprite An extensive libwiisprite tutorial. It simplifies the first steps as well as teaches some advanced concepts. WiiPhlex
Wii homebrew development tutorials Tutorials on C++ programming, outputing text with libwiisprite, programing with the Wii Balance Board and playing mp3-files with libogc's MP3Player. Hopefully more to come. Arikado
Libwiigui tutorial Describes how to use the libwiigui-library Jmaster
3D tutorial with GRRLIB Explains how to make a 3D obj viewer. This tutorial does assume you know a bit about how 3D works and quite a few of the links in the tutorial are dead as well as being partially incomplete. EvilTroopa