Posts Tagged ‘MPLAB X’

MPLAB X IDE v2.05 released

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Microchip has announced the release of MPLAB IDE v2.05. This release provides:Major performance improvements in opening and closing projects. Added Emulation Header Data Breakpoint comparisons on , !=. Avoid building projects when tool options are changed that do not require a rebuild. ASM hyperlinks to labels and Include files. Jump...

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Linux full screen problems solved with MPLAB X version 1.3

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Microchip released the version 1.3 of their MPLAB X IDE, and it seems the full screen issue was solved for Linux users, as reported by Arhi. He also reports finding the Integrated Programing Environment installed with MPLAB X, apparently since v1.2. This is a standalone app for programing with PM3,...

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Moving projects from MPLAB 8.x to MPLAB X

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Bogdan (Arhi in the forum) moved nearly 50 projects from MPLAB 8 to MPLAB X over the last few weeks, including the USB Bit Whacker 32. We asked if he could point out any bugs he might have encountered. Read the small interview below. UBW32 is a large project, how...

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Microchip anounces new cross-platform MPLAB XC compilers

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Microchip has announced that it will release new cross-platform MPLAB XC C compilers by the end of March. They come in 3 versions depending on PIC family: XC8 is for 8bit, XC16 for 16bit, and XC32 for 32bit microcontrollers. Microchip is releasing MPLAB XC C compilers in the upcoming weeks....

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MPLAB X v1.0 released

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

After a long beta testing period Microchip finally released MPLAB X V1.0. MPLAB X is the new  integrated development system for Microchip microcontrollers. It is built on the Java platform so Mac, Linux, and Windows users are supported. Here are some major features of MPLAB X: Based on Java /...

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MPLAB X C18 compiler fix for Linux

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Peter posted a fix to get the C18 compiler for PIC microcontrollers working under Linux: C18 doesn’t work under Linux . I made some scripts to fix errors in the headers. The package also contains scripts and instructions to compile C18 libraries under Linux. Via the comments.

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Midnight deadline on MPLAB® X Beta Sweepstakes

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Midnight Mountain Standard Time TONIGHT (March 31, 2011) is the deadline to enter the MPLAB® X Beta Sweepstakes! Microchip appreciates your feedback on MPLAB X and wants to reward you! Enter to win a variety prizes when you complete this sweepstakes form and you could win MPLAB X t-shirts, coffee...

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MPLAB X contest

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Microchip appreciates your feedback on MPLAB X and wants to reward you! Enter to win a variety prizes when you complete this sweepstakes form and participate in the MPLAB X User Forum each week! You could win MPLAB X t-shirts, coffee mugs, playing cards and more! Winners will be chosen...

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MPLABX C18 now available for Mac OSX

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

The MPLAB C18 Lite (mplabc18-v3.37a) compiler for PIC18 MCUs is now available for the MPLAB X Mac OSX version. Microchip released a new version of MPLAB X Beta IDE Beta Ver. 4.1 for Win32, as well. Thanks IPenguin! Via the forum.

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Test a Bus Pirate firmware compiled with MPLAB X

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

doegox compiled a Bus Pirate firmware with optimizations in MPLAB X. With optimizations enabled the main firmware can fit all the add-on modes. We need some help checking if the optimizations broke anything, please test it if you have an opportunity. You can get your own handy Bus Pirate for...

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

There's a lot of excitement about Microchip's new cross-platform PIC development tool called MPLAB X. The Bus Pirate firmware (v3 branch) is ported to MPLAB X and compiling, check out the new Bus Pirate/MPLAB X developer documentation. There is also a wiki page devoted to everything MPLAB X. Arhi started...

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