Integrated Development Environment for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System
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nesicide is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).

This project contains:

  • NESICIDE (the IDE itself)
  • A NES emulator (standalone package of the emulator used in the IDE)
  • Qt FamiTracker (a fork of jsr's FamiTracker)
  • FamiPlayer (a music player for .ftm files)

Prerequisites

The following steps are required prior to building this project on any platform.

  1. Install git
  2. Install Qt 5.6.2 as it was the latest kit to be verified to build NESICIDE properly with not errors. Please do not use a kit later than this, or if you do, please create a pull request with necessary changes.

Debian prerequisites

sudo apt-get install build-essential libasound2-dev liblua5.1-dev libsdl1.2-dev libgl1-mesa-dev wine-dev

Arch-Linux prerequisites

sudo pacman -S lua sdl mesa wine

Windows prerequisites

Install GnuWin32 and wget.

Building

This project builds for Windows, Linux, and OSX. To perform a build for any supported platform follow the instructions for the platform below.

NOTE: The build process takes a while, so grab a snack while you wait. ;)

Linux

  1. cd build
  2. ./build.sh
  3. Once the build process is complete run: ./linux-deploy.sh

MacOSX

  1. cd build
  2. ./build.sh
  3. Once the build process is complete run: ./osx-deploy.sh

Windows

  1. cd build

NOTE: The build process uses GnuWin32 tools and MinGW tools. Install these and make sure that mingw32-make and wget are on your path.

  1. ./win-build.sh

  2. Once the build process is complete run: ./win-deploy.sh

Running

The deploy.sh creates a tarball containing all of the executables and dependent libraries. Extract the tarball to your location of choice and execute.

Enjoy!