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Amy Scarlett
Posted on 10-03-17 03:58 AM Link | #366
Posted by StapleButter
I can change your name there so you have the same one everywhere, but please decide on a name and don't change constantly.

Thanks, but I'd rather give it a few weeks or so because as you know I seem to change it a lot, just so that I'm sure I want to stick with the name. However it is the name I'll probably use in real life so it shouldn't matter, lol.

leptiphoenix
Posted on 01-03-18 09:35 AM (rev. 2 of 01-31-18 11:01 AM) Link | #480
hello !
I'm here because I would love to understand the work you are doing by creating an emulator. I am a hard novice about all does things, I'd like to help you as much as I can but I am not really documented in the subject.
If you have some tutorial to make me learn so I can help or stuff to test and make some report, I am interested ^^.
For now I am learning c++ (I am more looking after the differences between python and c++ than really learn it) and making test whit the melonds multiplayer system.

StapleButter
Posted on 01-26-18 08:57 AM Link | #513
welcome aboard :P


you mean, you'd like to understand how emulators work inside?

poudink
Posted on 01-26-18 10:32 AM Link | #514
I'd like to know that too actually. I use them on a daily basis but never understood how they work.

leptiphoenix
Posted on 01-31-18 11:00 AM Link | #518
Thank you StapleButter !
Yes, from what I understood emulation is to make the bios use some virtual elements mounted by a program.
Also if I guessed right the bios is compiled and can't be read so emulaters have to input some datas and try to understand outputs.
But I am maybe totaly wrong X)

TechnoNightz
Posted on 07-12-18 08:47 AM Link | #626
Emulation basically is like an interpreter? I'm not sure what else to say haha, I'm clueless.

Oh, and this is Jamie from Kafuka. I'm not sure why I reregistered here at all... nevertheless it might teach me things! ^^

StapleButter
Posted on 07-12-18 07:29 PM Link | #627
I'm late af, buuuut...

Posted by leptiphoenix
Thank you StapleButter !
Yes, from what I understood emulation is to make the bios use some virtual elements mounted by a program.
Also if I guessed right the bios is compiled and can't be read so emulaters have to input some datas and try to understand outputs.
But I am maybe totaly wrong X)

more like running software made for one platform on another platform. in the case of the DS, the game (or firmware) and the BIOS form the software stack.

said software stack is made for the DS, and we're running it on another platform, by essentially replicating what the DS would do when running it.

and actually, the BIOS (or any software for the DS) can be disassembled. it's not as straightforward as having the source code, but you can still figure out what the program does.


Posted by TechnoNightz
Oh, and this is Jamie from Kafuka. I'm not sure why I reregistered here at all... nevertheless it might teach me things! ^^

ironically I knew all these things before even reading this post
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