Zilog Development Studio II for Programming Embedded SoC

Zilog rolled out the enhanced Zilog Development Studio II (ZDS II) toolset for programming SoC solutions leveraging Zilog microprocessors. The ZDS II is a royalty-free, high-end toolset that runs on Windows 98SE/2000/XP/Vista-32 platforms and offers source code editing, debugging and program management all easily accessible from a singly fully-feature integrated development environment. The new Project Wizard is designed so that both beginning and advanced users can sit down and quickly develop a new code project faster than ever before. The ZDS II is available now for free download.

Zilog Development Studio II Features

  • Full ANSI Optimizing C Compiler
  • Macro Assembler
  • Editor
  • Linker and Librarian Tools
  • Project Manager
  • Workspace
  • Source-Level Debugger
  • Example Code

Newly integrated in ZDS II is binary code for Zilog’s RTOS and TCP/IP libraries. Zilog’s RZK RTOS is a preemptive, multitasking, real-time kernel that manages CPU resources to ensure that all time-critical tasks are processed efficiently including:

  • Fast context switching
  • Small footprint
  • Modular design
  • Threads with up to 32 priority levels
  • Inter-thread communication options
  • Memory management
  • Ethernet, UART, I2C, SPI, RTC drivers
  • Embedded Flash file system

Finally, the TCP/IP library, ZTP, is a full-featured software suite for the Zilog eZ80 Acclaim! family of microcontrollers that includes:

  • Industry standard RFC compliant protocols
  • Core protocols: IPv4, TCP, UDP, ICMP and ARP

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