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Windows is now supported by wut! \o/
== Configuring environment ==
At this time, a linux-esque environment (<i>not</i> msys2) is required - though work into Windows support is ongoing. For now, Windows users can use [ WSL] or a [ virtual machine]. Your first step is to install [ devkitPro pacman], downloading the Linux , OSX or OSX Windows versions as appropriate for your setup. If you use the Windows installer, you don't need to tick any of the "<console> development" options. On Linux and OSX, pacman will be installed into your native terminal, while Windows users will find a new terminal named "msys2" that they will need to use. Once installedyou're up and running, you can use one of <syntaxhighlight inline>dkp-pacman -S <package></syntaxhighlight> or <syntaxhighlight inline>pacman -S <package></syntaxhighlight> to install packages! Start off by installing <syntaxhighlight inline>devkitPPC</syntaxhighlight>, followed by <syntaxhighlight inline>devkit-env</syntaxhighlight> on Linux or Windows. If that worked without error, your next step is to [ install wiiu-fling] using the instructions in that link. That will add some extra Wii U-related packages to pacman, including most things you'll need to develop homebrew!
== Making Native Apps (wut) ==
The best solution for making Wii U homebrew at this time is [ wut]; an actively-developed toolchain that can build native RPX apps. RPX apps have a high filesize limit, can be launched through HBL or installed to the System Menu as a channel, and can take advantage of many Nintendo features previously unavailable to homebrew. It's recommended to use wut for all new projects.
If you followed the wiiu-fling install instructions above, you should be able to install the <syntaxhighlight inline>wut-linux</syntaxhighlight>, <syntaxhighlight inline>wut-osx</syntaxhighlight> or <syntaxhighlight inline>wut-osxmsys2</syntaxhighlight> packages, depending on your system.
There's plenty of examples of using wut, such as [ its own examples]; along with real-world apps. See [[#Guides]] for more info on getting started with wut.

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