Open-Source Microchip MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment

Microchip Technology introduced the MPLAB X IDE for the development of embedded applications using their PIC microcontrollers and dsPIC digital signal controllers. With MPLAB X IDE, engineers can manage multiple projects and tools with simultaneous debugging, an advanced editor, visual call graphs and code completion. The open-source integrated development environment supports Linux, Mac OS and Windows operating systems. MPLAB X IDE beta is available now for free download.

Microchip Technology MPLAB X IDE (Integrated Development Environment)

Microchip MPLAB X IDE Features

  • Import utility for quick and easy migration of projects from old MPLAB IDE platform
  • Code completion and context menus via advanced editor
  • Configurable watch window
  • Supports multiple compiler versions, simultaneously
  • Team collaboration tools for bug tracking and source-code control
  • Single, universal graphical interface for Microchip and third-party tools (including the MPLAB ICD 3, PICkit 3 and MPLAB REAL ICE debugger/programmers)
  • Seamless interface for MPLAB development tools
  • Easy migration between tools from software simulators to hardware debugging and programming tools
  • Open-source integrated development environment
  • Based on the Oracle Sponsored open-source NetBeans platform
  • Free software components and plug-ins
  • Flexible and customizable interface
  • Feature-rich editor
  • Project-based workspace
  • Cross platform support (Linux, Mac OS and Windows operating systems)
  • Supports 8, 16 and 32-bit microcontrollers (including all 800+ PIC microcontrollers, dsPIC digital signal controllers and memory devices)

More info: Microchip Technology MPLAB X IDE Beta