Revision History#

Revision 5.6.0 released December 14, 2022#

  • Getting Started:

    • Generate project report

    • Software Components tab: quality dropdown, PIN tool button

    • Configurator updates

  • Developing with Project Configurator:

    • Update Zigbee Cluster Configurator to include Matter projects

    • Update Wi-SUN Configurator for Fan 1.1 changes

  • Building and Flashing: Add new post-build editor section

  • Add new Companion IDEs: Visual Studio Code section.

  • Tips & Tricks: Added a new tip about getting an updated Simplicity Commander tool.

Revision 5.5.0 released September 7, 2022#

  • Getting Started:

    • Changed Update and Install SDK Software to reflect the modification for the Matter extension.

    • Updated for the new approach to installing extensions.

    • Added a section on updating a project to a newer GSDK version.

  • About the Launcher:

    • Revised the Toolbar > Install section, SDK tab to show the new interface for updating or adding SDKs.

    • Changed Preferred SDK information in the Welcome and Device tabs section.

  • Testing and Debugging:

    • Changed to reflect that the GNU Debugger is now the default.

    • Added a section on using the Wireshark Packet Analyzer.

Revision 5.4.2 released August 17, 2022#

  • Getting Started: Updated the New Project Wizard interface, removed outdated content; documented the IDE / toolchain options when creating a new project.

  • Using the Tools:

    • Updated the Bluetooth Direction Finding Tool Suite section.

    • Added a logic analyzer section to Energy Profiler

  • Tips and Tricks: Added instructions for placing a project under source control

  • Throughout - Clarified that AppBuilder is a legacy tool.

Revision 5.4.0 released June 8, 2022#

  • Getting Started: Updated Project Configurator Overview tab; added summary sections for Wi-SUN Configurator and beta Memory Editor.

  • About the Launcher: Documented new filter options for example applications.

  • Project Configurator: Updated Overview tab; added new Wi-SUN Configurator section.

  • Testing and Debugging: GNU Debugger support is now GA.

  • Tips and Tricks: Added a tip for installing all parts of an upgrade.

Revision 5.3.2 released March 9, 2022#

  • Getting Started: Added more information about linking sources in a new project.

  • About the Launcher: Clarified the interface overview, with new information about the perspectives menu; added instructions on adding an SDK to the list shown on the General Information card.

  • NCP Commander: Added information about the scripting feature.

  • Tips and Tricks: Added a tip about working with custom radio boards.

Revision 5.3.1 released January 26, 2022#

  • Getting Started: Updated Start a Project to reflect other project types available

  • NCP Commander: Updated to include Bluetooth mesh functionality

  • Using the tools: New section on the Bluetooth Direction Finding Tool Suite

  • Various maintenance updates.

Revision 5.3.0 released December 15, 2021#

  • Installation instructions reflect installing the Gecko SDK from GitHub.

  • Project migration text includes newer migration options.

  • New SDK Extensions section.

  • New Solutions section.

  • Project Configurator now supports Zigbee, Bootloader, and Z-Wave.

  • New Zigbee Cluster Configurator tool.

  • NCP Commander enhanced with dynamic GATT database interactions.

  • Tips and Tricks updated with new installation information.

Revision 5.2.0 released June 16, 2021#

  • Version changed to correlate with Simplicity Studio 5.

  • Tools: Standalone NCP Commander documented.

  • Getting Started: Linux installation instructions added.

  • Energy Profiler: Code correlation software setup instructions updated.

  • Tips and Tricks: Links added at the top of the page; tip on changing from GCC to IAR compiler added.

  • Various maintenance updates.

Revision 1.1.0 released December 9, 2020#

  • General updates for Simplicity Studio 5.1.

  • Launcher perspective (Getting Started, About the Launcher):

    • Software Examples and Demos tabs combined into a single tab, enhanced filtering options.

    • Examples from GitHub repositories.

    • New security firmware update option for Series 2 devices.

  • Developing for 32-Bit Devices:

    • Project Configurator now supports Bluetooth Mesh and 32-Bit MCU SDKs.

    • New Project Configurator Configuration Tools tab.

    • New Bluetooth Mesh Node Configurator tool.

    • Pin Tool, new 'Add Component' functionality.

  • Testing & Debugging:

    • New Beta quality GNU Debugger.

  • Tools:

    • New Bluetooth NCP Commander tool.

  • Tips & Tricks:

    • Update protocol locations for Bluetooth Mesh.

    • New 'Capture a Simplicity Studio 5 Thread Dump' tip.

Revision 1.0.0 released July 29, 2020#

  • Initial release