Austin, Tex. - Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) has announced that Stellaris ARM Cortex-M3 MCUs are now fully supported by the Code Composer Studio (CCStudio) v4 integrated development environment, and eight new Stellaris MCU evaluation kits featuring CCStudio v4 are immediately available in standard distribution
Based on the Eclipse framework, CCStudio v4 is compatible across TI's microcontroller portfolio to provide developers with a single familiar user interface that simplifies each step of the application development flow.'Stellaris support in CCStudio v4 includes project file support and easy usage of StellarisWare software for rapid software development
Code Composer Studio v4 is fully functional when run on any Stellaris evaluation kit: no code size limits, debug size limits, time usage limits or functional feature restrictions. A superior code development environment speeds design and troubleshooting with an advanced editor and features such as code completion, code folding, local history of source changes, markers and the ability to associate tasks with source lines.
CCStudio v4 has an advanced GUI framework that simplifies data and project management through the creation of perspectives with full customization of menus, toolbars and 'fast views' that enable developers to define the functionality and views appropriate to specific tasks,
A debug server scripting interface enables the automation of common tasks such as code validation and profiling, and an update manager tool automatically manages tool updates.
Stellaris MCU evaluation kits featuring CCStudio v4 are immediately available through TI's distribution channel. These kits include the EKS-LM3S811, EKS-LM3S1968, EKS-LM3S2965, EKS-LM3S6965, EKS-LM3S8962, EKS-LM3S3748, EKS-LM3S9B90 and EKS-LM3S9B92, priced from $49 to $109.
Code Composer Studio v4 tools are available for TI's entire embedded microcontroller portfolio with the CCStudio v4 Platinum Microcontroller license for $495.
For more information about CC Studio visit www.ti.com/ccsstellaris-pr. For information on the Stellaris MCUs, visit www.ti.com/ccsstellaris-slp-pr.