1. Glossary

This chapter provides information on some of the terminology and abbreviations used throughout the other chapters.

1.1. Definitions

  • Integrated Development Enviornment A collection of tools for editing, building and debugging an application.
  • Debug Probe The physical debug interface used to connect your host computer to the development board that enables debug control of the device.
  • Emulator Legacy TI term for debug probe.
  • Code Generation Tools Often used to describe the package that includes the compiler, linker, assembler and related tools.
  • Software Development Kit Contains software, libraries and examples for developing software applications for a given device.

1.2. Abbreviations

  • CCS Code Composer Studio
  • IDE Integrated Development Environment
  • CGT Code Generation Tools
  • SDK Software Development Kit