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Silicon Labs' Bluetooth Developer Studio plug-ins

Bluetooth® Developer Studio is a graphical, GATT-based application development and debugging tool is designed to help developers create consistent Bluetooth® services and applications. Bluetooth Developer Studio can significantly simplify and speed up the development of Bluetooth applications by code, GATT data base and project auto-generation.

 

Bluetooth Developer Studio is a tool developed and maintained by the Bluetooth SIG and it's freely available for all Bluetooth SIG members to download here.

 

Main features of Bluetooth Developer Studio are

  • Supports all adopted GATT based Bluetooth services and characteristics
  • Support adding vendor specific services and characteristics
  • Has a simple graphical user interface for editing the services and characteristics
  • Auto-generation of Bluetooth projects and source code through configurable plug-ins

 

Silicon Labs’ provides plug-ins for the Bluetooth developer studio to help developers to develop applications for the Wireless Gecko’s.

 

Silicon Labs provides the following Bluetooth developer Studio plug-ins.

 

  • Simplicity Studio plug-in
    Generates Simplicity Studio v4 compatible C projects and code for selected Bluetooth services and characteristics
  • IAR Embedded Workbench plug-in
    Generates IAR Embedded Workbench compatible C projects and code for selected Bluetooth services and characteristics
  • BGScript plug-in
    Generates BGScript projects and code for selected Bluetooth services and characteristics

 

How to Get started? 

  • Install the Silicon Labs Bluetooth SDK v2.0.0 or newer (older verions are not supported)
  • Install the Bluetooth Developer Studio
  • Download and install the Silicon Labs plug-ins for (as an attachment)
  • Read the QSG126: Silicon Labs Bluetooth Developer Studio Quick-Start Guide