Mattias Norlander

Product Marketing Engineer at Atollic, Sweden.

Recent Posts

Simple setup of Subversion and Trac repositories

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Sep 25, 2015 8:49:52 PM

Have you many times thought about setting up your own version control and issue management server but have not yet found enough time? Getting these services up and running on a server is probably not your core competency. And if you are a consultant, setting up the server environment is not something you can easily charge your customer for. Yet not having these tools available will probably effect your product time-to-market, system quality and the overall project costs.

This is a dilemma for start-up companies, individual consultants, small companies, or anyone who does not have an IT-department supporting the project with serverconfigurations.

In this blog-post we are going to teach you how to get your subversion and trac server stack setup and running in less than one hour. The stack is running inside a virtualised environment simplifying backups and enabling it to run on many different host operating systems.

All components are open-source and free to use for anyone. This setup is going to run in a virtualized environment using Virtualbox and Bitnami stacks. As you probably are aware of, Atollic TrueSTUDIO integrates both version control clients and issue management clients. So let's make all these tools play together.

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Topics: Subversion, trac, version control, virtualbox, bitnami, issue management, virtualised machines

Attach to running target using SEGGER J-Link

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Jun 30, 2015 2:08:00 PM


Atollic technical support team are often asked how to make Atollic TrueSTUDIO connect to a running target in order to troubleshoot a crashed CPU. This article shows, step-by-step, how to connect to a running target without restting it.

This approach is useful when trying to resolve problems which occur at rare occasions, often after several days of running your embedded application, by connecting Atollic TrueSTUDIO debugger via JTAG/SWD the embedded target using a SEGGER J-Link.

Finding the root cause of the problem in case of a CPU crash is further simplified by learning how to use the Fault Analyzer view. White paper and Video tutorial is provided!

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Topics: ARM Cortex, Debugging, Atollic TrueSTUDIO, SEGGER J-Link

Migrating from Eclipse/GCC to Atollic TrueSTUDIO

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Mar 25, 2015 6:46:00 PM

We get lots of questions from developers who are using "home-made" Eclipse / GCC development tools. They want to know if there is a simple way to migrate their legacy code into Atollic TrueSTUDIO. The answer is, 'Yes,' but there are several factors to consider.

This article highlights the major reasons to why many engineers eventually moves towards a commercial tool. It also suggest an easy migration path from an "home-made" Eclipse / GCC development tool to Atollic TrueSTUDIO.

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Topics: ECLIPSE, GNU tools (GCC/GDB), Project migration