Visual X-Tools, powered by GNU X-Tools on the backend and SlickEdit® on the
front end, can edit, build, run, and debug applications, libraries, open source kernels,
RTOSs, drivers and 3rd party software modules to remote target JTAG/BDM
environments via Serial, Ethernet or USB connection for the rapid deployment of embedded
computer products. Microcross supports multiple host and targets providing complete
coverage from small, deeply embedded, real-time applications to very large-scale projects.
Quick Tutorial for Visual X-Tools
Visual X-Tools Screen Shots and Feature
X-Tools Project Manager and Integrated Development Environment
- Full project management support using auto-generated,
auto-maintained makefiles and Visual SlickEdit Build System.
- Code organization and configuration features supporting workspaces
and projects using user-friendly dialogs.
- Full integration of GNU X-Tools, including Visual GDB and
command line GDB for direct invocation from either the 'Build' menu or the mini toolbar
above the 'Build' Window to achieve Compile, Clean, Build, Rebuild, Debug with command
line GDB, Debug with Visual GDB, start Cygwin Shell, start Windows Shell, or Clean the
- Customized 'GNU X-Tools Options' dialogs with nearly a thousand
different machine dependent compiler switches with comments, which allows the developer to
point-and-click on compiler switches for any one of the 20 GNU X-Tools target
- A C/C++ project wizard for all 20 GNU X-Tools target
toolsuites. Building a project for GNU has never been easier. Go through a
short example to see for yourself by downloading a fully featured demo version with a GNU
X-Tools ARM toolsuite for Windows.
- Version control interface for ClearCase, CVS, GNU RCS, MKS RCS,
PVCS, SourceSafe, and TLIB.
- Context sensitive error browsing for GNU X-Tools output -- Visual
X-Tools highlights the offending error line in the relevant source file.
X-Tools Source Code Editor Features
View differences between two source files, directories, source trees or symbols.