Source Control with Simplicity Studio V4

by <a href="http://community.silabs.com/t5/Welcome-and-Announcements/Community-Ranking-System-and-Recognition-Program/m-p/140490#U140490"><font color="#000000"><font size="2">Hero Employee</font></font> </a> marao on ‎10-07-2016 05:06 PM - edited on ‎07-28-2017 10:18 AM by Administrator Siliconlabs

The following steps should be followed to open a GIT repository within Simplicity Studio V4:

 

1. Install Simplicity Studio V4 here - http://www.silabs.com/products/development-tools/software/simplicity-studio

 

2. Within Simplicity Studio, navigate to Help >> Update Software

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3. In the Package Manager window, navigate to the Tools tab. The link to install the EPP Marketplace Client will be found here. 

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4. Install EPP Marketplace Client and once the installation is complete, restart Simplicity Studio for the changes to take effect. 

 

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5. Once Simplicity Studio has started again, navigate to Help >> Eclipse Marketplace

 

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6. In the window that opens, search for egit in the Find search bar

 

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7. Install EGit - Git Team Provider 4.5.0. Leave the default selections and click Confirm

 

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8. Accept the terms and conditions and click Finish. This will start the installation process. 

 

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9. After the installation, restart Simplicity Studio for the changes to take effect. 

 

10. Use the Ctrl+3 shortcut to open the Shortcuts Window. Type git in the window. 

 

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10. Click on Git in the Perspectives section. This opens up the Git Perspective in Simplicity Studio. 

 

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Information about Cloning a Git Repository can be found in this KB article