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bobber205
Aug 15, 2006, 09:07 PM
What do I need to use to be able to make small appsf or ipod (like the brickgame that's on there already).

Just curious.



harisdmac
Aug 16, 2006, 03:38 PM
I think you cannot program your own applications with the default Apple os iPod ships with. Instead you might want to add linux for iPod (http://ipodlinux.org) to your iPod (and have both Apple iPod OS and iPodLinux): This way you can definitely start writing your own apps and modules for your iPod (using c++)

bobber205
Aug 16, 2006, 04:42 PM
That's good to know, but that kills the idea of other people using my creations.... :mad:

slooksterPSV
Aug 16, 2006, 11:51 PM
That's good to know, but that kills the idea of other people using my creations.... :mad:
How so? Thousands have iPod linux.

kainjow
Aug 16, 2006, 11:55 PM
Programming for iPodLinux is easier than you think. You have to already have a good working knowledge of C, but it's doable. I wrote a few apps actually.

http://ipodlinux.org/Special:Module?mode=list&author=1304 - I wrote "Contacts" and "Photos", which were Linux versions of Apple's apps. The others were just ports of others' older software for their newer Linux software.

But yeah, that's the only way you'll ever be able to make custom apps for the iPod.