Visual Studio Code – Cortex-Debug

Getting started A new (or not so new) plugin for Visual Studio Code (VSCODE) is available that makes debugging the Cortex line of MCUs a breeze. It is called Cortex-Debug by Marcel Ball (Marus). The best thing about Cortex-Debug is it is OSS as well (Github Repo). For those who don’t know VSCODE is a…

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Visual Studio Code – building and debugging Betaflight

Getting started Previously I have written about building and debugging using Visual Studio and the VisualGDB add-on for windows. This time around I have been able to get the Visual Studio Code – a free and opensource IDE – working with OpenOCD and the GNU ARM tool chain. First step is to download and install…

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Setting up VisualGDB for building Betaflight

VisualGDB is a powerful embedded add on for Visual Studio for developing for micro-controllers such as the ARM based STM32 series from ST Microelectronics. This post shows how to setup your environment for building the popular Cleanflight, Betaflight or Raceflight flight controller firmware for multi-rotors. Once setup building and debugging software for these micro-controllers gains…

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