1- Configuration

Configuration

Now that you have created your board profile. It is time to configure it.

You can do this by right clicking on the device you have dragged to the dotted board and selecting the “Configure” option. A new window will appear on your screen called “Device Information Panel”.

Figure 1 displays an example of the “Device Information Panel”.

Figure 1

 

Give your device a unique name and enter in the first field labeled “Device Name” in the new window.

The Device ID and type should already be included for you. If the wrong selection has been made, please use the dropdown menu and find the correct board.

 

When you have finished entering the device’s information, click “Continue” at the bottom right hand of the page.

 

Next, you will configure the programming method for your device. You can choose either Wifi, Bluetooth, or USB. If you choose to program your device through the USB, you may press “Continue” and you have finished configuring your device. Otherwise proceed to the following steps.

If you would like to program your device via Bluetooth, select this option and proceed to the following page to find your Bluetooth device. You will find a loading screen in which your device should appear. When you have found your device, select it and click “Pair” at the bottom of the screen. Now you have finished configuring your device.

An example of this is provided in Figure 2

Figure 2

If you would like to program your device via Wifi, select this option and continue to the following page to configure your Wifi.

This next part is dependent on the device you are configuring. Depending on your selection, different instructions will be provided.

If you are programming a Raspberry Pi board, a new screen will prompt you to get a client software. Click the “Get Client Software” option and a dialog box will appear in which you will be able to select your client software. You have now finished configuring your device.

At this time, you may click “Finish” and the “Device Information Panel” will close. The device you have just configured should now read the name you gave it instead of the generic name that was previously there.

To begin programming your device, proceed to following tutorial. You may access the programming tutorial from the menu on the right.

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