Development Tools for Microcontroller Applications

Chapter Outline

  • Study various tools for software development
  • Learn what is integrated development environment (IDE). Learn how the integrated development environment (IDE) helps in development of an application
  • Learn various aspects of 8051 development tools using the example of IDE from Keil Software
  • Learn open source development tools
  • Learn various hardware development tools

Integrated Development Environment (IDE) consists of software development tools for application-development. An IDE includes the project manager, editor, code-optimizing compiler, RTOS, macro assembler, library manager, linker/locator, object to hex converter, hex-file generator, simulator and debugger. The chapter ...

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