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Armstrong SuberoProgramming PIC Microcontrollers with XC8https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3273-6_5

5. Connecting and Creating

Armstrong Subero
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Moruga, Trinidad and Tobago
 

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In this chapter, we look at the process of connecting a PIC® microcontroller to an In-Circuit Serial Programmer, or ICSP. Some people also call them In-Circuit Debuggers, since they also have debugging capabilities. We look at the process of creating and running a new project in MPLAB X as well as creating source files. Beginners and first-time users of bare-bones microcontrollers should pay special attention to this chapter because, unlike the Arduino and other development boards, there is a need to connect the microcontroller to ...

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