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2020/02/06 04:17:46 (permalink)
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Which development environment to use for ATSAMC21

I have to write a program for a ATSAMC21. Which development environment would be best to use: ASF4 + Start or Harmony3 ?
What would be the criteria to make the decision?
 
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    Re: Which development environment to use for ATSAMC21 2020/02/06 08:46:12 (permalink)
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    Only you can make that call.
    You will have to compare them, read/watch some few tutorials to see which one you might be conformable with.
    Check the features, the supported libraries (especially related to what you want to develop), etc.
    In the future I'm not sure whether Microchip will continue to support the software tools it inherited form Atmel or will slowly move them into Microchip existing tools. I have seen they are now supporting more and more previous Atmel devices in MPLAB Code Configurator, Harmony and their new hardware tools like Snap, Pickit4, etc.
    My guess is this is where most of development will occur in the future, I am not sure if the same is happening with the previous previous Atmel tools.
    So if all these platforms meet your requirements, then I would choose the one which is likely to be more developed in the future 

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    Re: Which development environment to use for ATSAMC21 2020/05/29 10:44:01 (permalink)
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    I want to use ATSAMC21J18A for my application.
    1. Can I use AVR STUDIO for that ?
    2. Is there any SDK ?
    3. Or is there any other tool like Harmony to generate the libraries ?
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    Re: Which development environment to use for ATSAMC21 2020/05/29 16:10:20 (permalink)
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    Hi,
     
    You can use either MPLAB X + Harmony v3 : https://microchipdeveloper.com/harmony3:start
    or ATMEL Studio + ASF : https://microchipdeveloper.com/atstart:start
     
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