How to use emIDE

Getting started with emIDE

To provide a first starting point emIDE comes with some template projects, pre-configured to run out of the box.
emIDE also features a project wizard to create a new project for your target device.
To start with a complete application one of the SEGGER eval software packages for emIDE including SEGGER's software components can be used.

Create a new project

emIDE comes with a project wizard, to allow easy creation of new projects. The project wizard guides you through the creation process and provides the basic settings and files for your application.

To create a new project:

  • Select File -> New File/Project...
  • Select Embedded Application.
  • Click Go.
  • Click Next.
  • Enter your project's name and path.
  • Click Next.
  • Optionally change the output dirs.
  • Click Next.
  • Select the manufacturer of your device.
  • Click Next.
  • Select your device name.
  • Click Next.
  • Enter the settings for your application.
  • Click Next.
  • Enter and select the debugging settings.
  • Click Finish.

Your project is now ready to go.
Add, change or replace the files for your application. The build and debugging settings can be changed in the project options.

Open an existing project

If you already have a project, for example one of the SEGGER eval software packages for emIDE, you can simply open it.

  • Select File -> Open...
  • Browse to the project's folder.
  • Select the emIDE project (*.emP).
  • Click Open.

Create a project from template

emIDE comes with some samples, which can be used as a template for new applications. To use a template, it can be automatically copied to a new destination with all its options and files.

  • Select File -> New File/Project...
  • Select Templates from the left list.
  • Select the template which best matches your target.
  • Click Go.
  • Select the destination folder for the project.
  • Optionally edit the name of the project.
  • Click OK.