Download and Install VSCode IDE first
Create BigClown folder where all your BigClown projects will be located and right-click on that folder and choose Open with BigClown Toolchain
Create a new project skeleton using bcf by typing
bcf create my_project
Go to the new created folder by typing
Run VSCode by typing
code . (note the dot ".")
Build firmware by pressing
Ctrl+Shift+B, VSCode may ask in the bottom right corner if you would like to use different Shell. Confirm that and try to build project again.
Connect Core Module and flash the firmware by pressing
Ctrl + P and typing
task flash. In the terminal window the flasher will ask for COM port, if you have just one, type zero
0 and press Enter
If you install BigClown Toolchain with default options, then the compiler and make tool will not be added to the
PATH environment variable, but only in the BigClown Toolchain Console. That's why you have to run VSCode from the Toolchain command line so the VSCode will know where to look for
You can upgrade any Windows command line to BigClown Toolchain command line by typing
If you you check all the options during installation of the BigClown Toolchain, then the paths of the installed tools is added to
PATH environment variable. Then you can open the VSCode from start menu and it will know how to compile and flash because
bcf will be also available in the default Windows command line.
VSCode now uses PowerShell, that's why you have to confirm that you would like to use normal Windows command line.