Today we are excited to announce the release of VisualGDB 5.6 Beta 1. This version introduces out-of-the-box integration with the Xilinx Vitis platform and the Raspberry Pi Pico SDK. I will give you a quick overview of the main highlights below.
Have you ever tried debugging a beefy IoT-enabled chip connected to the world via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, or even a good old boring CAN bus? You stop at a breakpoint, look through the variable values, maybe set a few other breakpoints… And find out that the connection has been reset because the other end had a fixed 50-millisecond timeout, and it took you slightly longer to study 10 different variables. I have hit this pothole far too many times, so when designing the key features for VisualGDB 5.5, I decided to do something about it.
Interestingly, most modern ARM devices provide a mechanism for reading their memory in a non-intrusive way, observing variable values, RTOS state, and even executed code branches in real time and without any interference with whatever the CPU is doing, although most modern debugging environments tend to not make use of it. So I’ve set myself a challenge to overcome this limitation and make debugging of real-time connected systems easier, and in this post I will show you what we have managed to accomplish.
Today we are excited to announce the release of VisualGDB 5.5 RC1. Aside from numerous usability and stability improvements over the Preview builds, it introduces the new Embedded CMake Project Subsystem that delivers exceptional flexibility and usability for complex embedded projects. In this post I will show you the main highlights of the new subsystem.
As VisualGDB 5.5 is getting ready to become a stable release, we are happy to announce one of the last preview builds of the v5.5 branch. This version contains various improvements based on the feedback we received during the v5.5 development cycle and makes several common tasks easier. Continue reading Announcing VisualGDB 5.5 Preview 6
We are excited to announce the release of VisualGDB 5.5 Preview 5. This version focuses on advanced non-intrusive debugging, introducing several features that let you inspect the state of your program without ever having to interrupt it. It also introduces support for ESP-IDF 4.1 and includes several other fixes and optimizations.
Today we have released VisualGDB 5.5 Preview 3. This version features automatic repair of the most common C/C++ build errors, supports unit tests for IAR- an ESP-IDF-based projects, and introduces numerous other improvements. I will give you an overview of the main highlights below.
Today we have released another preview of VisualGDB 5.5 introducing improvements to various project types. In this post I will give you an overview of the main highlights of the new build.
Today we are proud to announce the first preview of VisualGDB 5.5. This version features gradual usability improvements across the board and introduces integration with even more tools and frameworks. In this post I will give you an overview of VisualGDB’s highlights.