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Learning Embedded Linux Using the Yocto Project by Swizec Teller

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Eclipse ADT plug-ins

The Application Development Toolkit, also called ADT, provides a cross-development platform suitable for custom build and user-targeted applications. It is comprised of the following elements:

  • A cross-toolchain: It is associated with the sysroot, both of them being automatically generated using Bitbake, and the target-specific metadata is made available by the target hardware supplier.
  • The Quick Emulator environment (Qemu): It is used to simulate the target hardware.
  • User-space tools: It improves the overall experience of development of an application
  • Eclipse IDE: It contains Yocto Project-specific plug-ins

In this section, each of the preceding elements will be discussed, and we will start with the cross-development toolchain. ...

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