Saturday, July 12, 2008

What is exactly ?

The PS2Dev Network ( has a plethora of information for developing for both the PSP and PS2. When you first start clicking around on the site, you'll probably head straight to the PSP Tutorial section ( and find yourself staring at an empty page. Don't panic. Most of the information you would want to find has made its way over to the PS2Dev Network wiki ( If you navigate to the Programming FAQ section of the wiki (, you'll find a section called "How do I get started in PSP programming?" Here you will be confronted with the cost of entry into the world of PSP programming: familiarity with C or C++.

If you are on Windows, you will need to download Cygwin (, which will allow you to compile the Unix programs needed to code for the PSP. If you are on Mac OS X or Linux, you should be able to compile the PSPSDK and PSP tool chain, as long as all the necessary dependencies are in place. Both of these tools are available via the PS2Dev Net-work's PSP Project page (

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