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Best-practices / FAQ: TrueSTUDIO + STM32CubeMx

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Nov 12, 2018 9:43:55 AM

Where to start? This is not a blog article about how to work with STM32CubeMX. There is plenty of information available on that topic on st.com. This blog rather tries to describe the specific challenges that may arise when trying to use STM32CubeMX with TrueSTUDIO. Do not miss the FAQ at the end which are the most common issues that first-time users run into. But first a table of content and some concept definition and orientation...

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Topics: STM32CubeMX, STM32Cube, Atollic TrueSTUDIO

TrueSTUDIO for STM32 9.1.0 is released

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Oct 19, 2018 3:00:39 PM

In the beginning of 2018 we released the first ever version of "TrueSTUDIO for STM32". It was called version 9.0.0 to highlight that it is a major shift from old products. Version 9.0.2 came in April to provide new STM32 target support. End of last week TrueSTUDIO for STM32 version 9.1.0 was released. Read this article to learn more about new target support and updates made to the ST-LINK GDB-server.

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Topics: SWV, Atollic TrueSTUDIO, STM32F7VL, STM32H7VL, STM32CubeProgrammer, ST-LINK GDB-server, External QSPI FLASH

Important changes to legacy TrueSTUDIO (<=5.3.1) licenses

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Apr 24, 2018 8:48:00 AM

This information is only relevant for customers of TrueSTUDIO v.5.3.1 Pro and earlier versions.

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO, license system

TrueSTUDIO for STM32 9.0.0 released

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Jan 19, 2018 9:32:35 AM

We made a promise in December 2017 to release a TrueSTUDIO for STM32 in early 2018. Today we are happy to announce that, after weeks of refactoring efforts, we have released a free TrueSTUDIO for STM32 tool with the full Pro feature set unlocked to all STM32 users!

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO, STM32

TrueSTUDIO Developers using STM32 devices get an early holiday gift from STMicroelectronics

Posted by Stephen Martin on Dec 18, 2017 4:13:22 PM

If you have not yet heard, STMicroelectronics has acquired Atollic!

If you are an STM32 developer and an Atollic TrueSTUDIO user, think of it as an early holiday present. What was the paid Pro version of TrueSTUDIO will soon be made available to STM32 developers at no charge.

ST’s and Atollic’s engineers are already at work on building a fully integrated software solution. The next-gen version of TrueSTUDIO will feature even tighter integration with the STM32 ecosystem

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO, STM32

How To Import IAR EWARM Projects Into Atollic TrueSTUDIO [Using The New Project Import Converter]

Posted by Magnus Unemyr on May 17, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Atollic now has a new Project Import Converter supporting IAR® EmbeddedWorkbench® for ARM® (EWARM) projects. The new Project Import Converter automatically updates EWARM projects to Atollic TrueSTUDIO format during import.

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO

MSP432 Development & Debugging [New White Paper]

Posted by Magnus Unemyr on Apr 25, 2017 8:43:49 AM

Our free MSP432 development and debugging whitepaper outlines professional tool support for MSP432 development, with a particular focus on advanced debugging including SWV/SWO/ITM event- and data tracing and kernel aware RTOS debugging. Stack and memory usage analysis as well as hard fault crash analysis are covered too.

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO, MSP432

Understanding Build Settings on Individual Files & Folders [ARM Cortex-M Development Tips]

Posted by Mattias Norlander on Mar 24, 2017 10:50:08 AM

Have you ever wondered what the key icon appearing on a specific file or folder in the project explorer actually means? If you don't know what it means, it could indicate you are in trouble. The key icon indicates one or several build settings for the related file or folder differs from the project's overall build settings. If you have set specific build settings for the file or folder, then the key icon is just a friendly reminder so you do not forget this.

If you are not aware of specific build settings for the file or folder, then this could lead to frustration and problems as the project may not build or execute as intended. In this blog post, I will explain how to resolve these problems.

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Topics: ECLIPSE, Atollic TrueSTUDIO, build settings

Atollic Launches a Web Shop - Come and Visit it now!

Posted by Magnus Unemyr on Mar 10, 2017 1:21:18 PM

A few days ago, Atollic opened a web shop that makes it super-simple to purchase recurring Atollic TrueSTUDIO subscription licenses! You can now get a seamless upgrade to TrueSTUDIO Pro in just a couple of minutes using your credit card - the free TrueSTUDIO Lite immediately upgrades itself to a powerful Pro version right after the purchase.

The whole process couldn't be simpler. And it is very cost-effective, too. In this blog post, I explain how you can upgrade to a TrueSTUDIO Pro subscription license in just a few minutes!

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO

See us at Embedded World in Nuremberg next week!

Posted by Magnus Unemyr on Mar 8, 2017 8:54:40 AM

Will you go to the Embedded World exhibition in Nuremberg (Germany) next week? If so, be sure to come by our booth and see the latest tools for professional ARM Cortex development!

We will showcase TrueSTUDIO v7.1 and the new innovative static stack usage analyzer, as well as the build and memory usage analyzer, and much more!

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO, Events

Automate your ARM Cortex-M debug sessions [advanced GDB development and debugging]

Posted by Magnus Unemyr on Mar 3, 2017 1:56:37 PM

Debuggers are obviously created to help developers look inside the application as it executes in the target system. The whole point is to create an interactive, or semi-interactive, execution environment where the developer largely control the execution. But what if you want to completely automate the debugger? There are many use-cases where that is convenient.

In fact, this is possible using Atollic TrueSTUDIO. You can write script files that completely control the execution of the debugger. In effect, you can completely automate certain repetitive debugger tasks.

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Topics: GNU tools (GCC/GDB), Debugging, Atollic TrueSTUDIO

How to Import Thousands of STM32Cube Example Projects Into TrueSTUDIO

Posted by Magnus Unemyr on Feb 14, 2017 10:12:43 AM

STMicroelectronics has done a good job of creating example projects for their STM32 devices. A great job, in fact. At least if you ask me. There are well over 4000 different STM32 example projects to be downloaded from the STM32Cube page, which is a whole lot. Many of these are nontrivial, using feature-rich middleware too. I think it is safe to say they are a popular starting point for many new STM32 designs.

All of these example projects have not been ported to the Atollic TrueSTUDIO IDE, unfortunately. But thanks to the project importer, TrueSTUDIO can import almost all of these example projects automatically. Learn how in this blog post!

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Topics: Atollic TrueSTUDIO, Project migration