stands for Integrated Development Environment and is a tool(set) assisting to write software.

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what IDE and software can I use to programme a microcontroller [closed]

I am aware this sounds like a dumb question, but I'm really unsure what IDE / Software I could use to programme microcontrollers. I have a background in C++, but I never got to the part where we ...
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Arduino as ISP for ATtiny

I am attempting to use an Arduino Duemilanove as a tool to program an ATtiny85 from the Arduino IDE. I was using the instructions at ForkRobotics which are ... Upload ArduinoISP sketch to Arduino ...
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Can I develop with the Arduino using an IDE with more features?

The simplicity of the open source Arduino IDE is great, but a bit limiting sometimes - I like to use Netbeans for instance for other work that I do. Do any plugins exist for more fully featured IDEs ...
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Arduino board not detected when connected via USB

I have an Arduino clone called the InduinoX. It works with my mother's laptops and I can program it, but in my other laptop it goes undetected. It's last uploaded program works when connected ...
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STM32F4 Discovery + Mac OS X + GCC + OpenOCD + Eclipse

I'm interested in buying an STM32F4 Discovery from ST Microelectronics. I'm using Mac OS X, 10.8 and would like to use a toolchain including GCC OpenOCD for debugging Eclipse IDE / IntelliJ IDEA ...
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If YOU were starting out now, what PIC16F-compatible IDE and compiler would you choose, and why?

This is going to be a bit long as I wanted to cover all the obvious questions before they arise, give a rationale to some of my thinking, and prove I've done my groundwork! If time is short, skip down ...
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Adding a global int corrupts compiled code

I have a strange issue. I want to either increment a value every time the loop function is called or us a random value each time. Whether I use a global int for incrementing or set a local int to a ...
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How to find macro “usage position” in microchip MPLab

I'm having troubles when MPLab shows me error within a macros (with assembly language). It gives the line number of where macros is defined. That's not very helpful if the macros is working fine, but ...
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Best IDE for 32-bit microcontroller on Linux

I'm choosing a 32-bit microcontroller to implement a Kalman filter. I am very attracted to the Atmel Studio 6 IDE. However, it only appears to run on Windows. Could anyone suggest a good Linux IDE? ...
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ARM Cortex (M3-M4): manufacturer and development IDE

I would like to do some MCU programming this summer and I've already had some unfortunate experiences with the STM32F4 DISCOVERY board, particularly the fact that it came without any (free) software ...
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How does the Arduino IDE/build system work?

How does the Arduino IDE/build system work? I noticed that they use the avr-gcc in the background, but what do they do on top? They seem to have their own "kind of C" language that transforms into ...
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Is there a way that you can get a Portable/Online Arduino IDE?

I am just starting out with the Arduino, and I want to develop and create sketches at my school. The only problem is that the school's computer doesn't allow any application to run if app tries to ...
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Texas Instruments Compiler

I am working with TI's CC2533 SoC Low Power RF I bought a few chips and assembled a few PCBs.. Using TI's debugger I confirmed that I can send and receive packets using the basic RF using the ...
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Where can I find XT-IDE (8bit IDE, XTA) specifications?

I have an old hard drive and would like to try to read the data from it. The hard drive is IDE, but it is the old version of IDE, called XTA and it is only 8 bits wide (compared to "normal", 16bit ...
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MSP430 Code Size in CCS

This should be pretty straight forward, but my google-ing is not turning anything up... I can build my project successfully in TI Code Composer Studio (CCSv5) and target my device. Now I want to ...
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Free IDE for VHDL and Verilog

I am interested in learning VHDL and Verilog. I was wondering if there is any free IDE for those?
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Difference between busses

I think I am confusing the difference between some of the of busses, such as IDE, SATA, USB, and PCI. What is the relationship between all four, how are they connected to each other? From what I read ...
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What is the relationship between Teagueduino to Arduino?

How are Teagueduino and Arduino related? Can the Teagueduino IDE be used to program Arduino boards? What is the "upgrade path"? The relevant section in the reference ("Migrating to Arduino and ...
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What other microcontrollers use “real” IDEs?

TI moved Code Composer Studio to an Eclipse-based platform a few years ago, and Microchip recently moved MPLAB to NetBeans. Which other microcontrollers have "real" IDEs like ...
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VHDL IDE for a GNU/linux environment

I have to study VHDL from 0 and i'd like to have an option that runs under a linux kernel instead of NT/Windows: any tips? I can also really appreciate some good links to good VHDL resources for a ...
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Complete alternatives to the Arduino IDE?

I'm not that big of a fan of the official Arduino IDE (in terms of visuals), so I've started looking for nicer alternatives. However, most of the projects I've found are in alpha/beta and are ...
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Extended Instruction Set mode for PIC18F with Hi-Tech Compiler

I'm writing some firmware for a PIC18F6622 microcontroller. I use MPLAB IDE 8.73 + HI-TECH C Compiler for PIC18 MCUs (PRO) 9.66. When I set the XINST (Extended Instruction Set enable bit), the IDE ...
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TI eZDSP configuration issues

I am trying to get the eZDSP module from TI working on my computer using this quickstart guide. I have installed CCS from the included DVD and fully updated it. On page 4, it describes building a ...
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Is there a development system for the MSP430F series microcontrollers?

I'm hoping for an IDE of some kind, but I'll take any compiler or assembler! Can't seem to find anything by googling.
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Recommended first steps with the BeagleBoard

How can I easily start off professional development with the BeagleBoard XM? Which OS should I work with? .. my choices include: Ubuntu Android MeeGo WinCE QNX Angstrom (preinstalled) Symbian ...
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Code Composer Studio v4 and MSP430 development

Does anyone have experience using CCSv4 to program for the MSP430 chips? I know msp-gcc is out there, and I'm sort of kicking myself for not using it, but at this point I'm stuck with CCSv4. I was ...
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Is there a Scratch-like Arduino IDE?

I believe that the answer is no, but I wanted to check before I put effort into rectifying it (and no, no promises!) Is there anything like Scratch that one can use to program an Arduino? (Scratch ...
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CD-ROMs open/close in response to sensors

The general question: How can I open and close CD-Rom drives (about 20-30) in reaction to various sensor input? Some more specific questions (based on the assumption that I should to tackle this ...
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Simulate HDD using ATMega168

I'm going to start a new project and I wonder if the concept makes sense. (I'm not so familiar with ATA specifications to answer this by myself :)) The concept: HW design: "SATA connector on ...