Visual Micro Arduino IDE for Visual Studio

Tim Leek informs us that the Visual Micro crew have extended their Arduino IDE for Visual Studio to include a unique Arduino debugger. “The debugger includes many features such as trace/break/step and update of variables on a running Arduino. The IDE and debugger has been successfully tested with various Seeduino boards. The debugger and graphical […]

Open source OSX IDE/toolchain for the STM32F4 Discovery

alexwhittmore has posted a detailed tutorial highlighting an open source IDE and toolchain for the STM32F4 dev board on Max OSX Lion. He uses Indigo R Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers (Mac Cocoa 64-bit), Sourcery CodeBench Lite Edition, STM32F4 DSP and standard peripherals library and the STM32F4 Discovery board firmware package. Check out Alex’s website […]

Q&A with the developers of Codebender web-based Arduino IDE

Codebender is a new web-based development environment for the Arduino. Everything happens online, they even figured out how to upload new sketches from the browser. Before you groan about another locked-up software as service startup hear this: it’s open source! We talked to Codebender about the project. Walk us through your project Our goal is […]

XT to IDE hard drive controller development update

J1mbo designed some digital logic upgrades to the XT to IDE hard drive controller. This board enables you to use IDE hard drives with vintage XT computers. His design increases the write speeds to the hard drive. As promised here’s my schematic that should provide for fast writes with the DPv2 board. The command trigger […]

MSP430 online code editior, compiler, and programmer

Here is an online IDE for MSP430 microcontrollers. You can edit your code, compile, and program it, all online. All that is required is to sign in with a Google account. You edit C-code within your web browser without having to install an IDE such as IAR or CCS on your computer. The files are […]

KTechlab IDE: Open source software for microcontroller simulation

KTechlab is an open source microcontroller simulation and development application. It features circuit simulation, firmware development, a C compiler, and a flash programmer. So far it supports only old PIC16F84 uCs. KTechLab is a an IDE for microcontrollers and electronics. It supports circuit simulation, program development for microcontrollers and simulating the programmed microcontroller together with its […]

PREVIEW: CPLD-based XT-IDE adapter V2

The second version of our CPLD-based XT-IDE adapter PCB is about to go to the board house. In this update all the logic ICs have been moved to the CPLD, making it fully programmable. The XT-IDE project is a Vintage Computer forum driven project to develop and manufacturer an 8-bit ISA IDE controller. It allows […]

PZST – an open-source Propeller IDE in development [ Version 1.0.1 released! ]

Andrey Demenev has been developing PZST – an open-source Propeller IDE. Not wanting to use Windows any more than necessary, he wanted to develop an open source Propeller IDE for use with Linux. He states: I have been always using Brad Campbell’s BST for Prop programming, and mostly was satisfied with it. But there are […]

KTechlab IDE for microcontrollers and electronics

KTechlab is an open source IDE for microcontrollers and electronics design and works with Linux systems. It includes a simulator for analog and digital circuits and incorporates a C compiler. You can download the user manual in PDF here. The software is available from Sourceforge.