Lesson 01: Installing Software and Drivers

Introduction

In this lesson, you will learn how to set up your computer to use the TI Tiva C Series LaunchPad board. There are two development tools can be used for Tiva C Series LaunchPad:

  1. TI Code Composer Studio (CCStudio)
    CCStudio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for TI embedded processor families. CCStudio comprises a suite of tools used to develop and debug embedded applications. It includes compilers for each of TI's device families, source code editor, project build environment, debugger, profiler, simulators, real-time operating system, and many other features.
  2. Keil MDK-ARM
    The MDK-ARM is a complete software development environment for Cortex™-M, Cortex-R4, ARM7™, and ARM9™ processor-based devices. MDK-ARM is specifically designed for microcontroller applications, it is easy to learn and use, yet powerful enough for the most demanding embedded applications.