Programming Howto:Building and Customizing BCI2000

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Install prerequisites

Programming Howto:Install Prerequisites

Register with BCI2000 Project

Go to the main BCI2000 wiki page, and click "Create a User Account"

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Enter your desired user name, and a valid email address

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An activation email will be sent to your email address

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Click the link in the activation email

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Enter user information and desired password, then click "Proceed with license agreement"

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Scroll down to view the GPL, and check "I agree to the GPL" before continuing

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Enter some information about your scientific affiliation, if applicable

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Download the BCI2000 source code

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Choose a checkout directory

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Enter user name and password as chosen in the registration step

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Configure BCI2000 for compilation

Double-click "" in your BCI2000 build directory

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Tell CMake which Qt installation to use

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Enter the path to a Qt directory that is consistent with the compiler you are going to use

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Click "Configure"

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Choose a generator that is consistent with the Qt directory chosen above

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Choose build options...

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... and which extensions to compile, before clicking "Generate"

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Amongst other files created by CMake, your BCI2000 build directory will now contain a solution file

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Compile BCI2000

Your BCI2000 "prog" folder does not contain any executables yet

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Open the solution file your BCI2000 "build" folder

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The solution file in the VisualStudio IDE

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Switch the build type to "release"

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From the "build" menu, choose "Build solution"

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Once the build is finished, ...

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... your BCI2000 "prog" folder will contain a number of executables, one for each module

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