Setting Up the Platform Development Environment
The development environment setup workflow for platform development includes the installation of a supported operating system and Wind River Linux.
Documentation and Tutorials
Wind River Linux and Wind River Helix Cockpit documentation, tutorials, and videos are available to help you get started with Helix Cockpit development.
Overview Wind River Helix Cockpit Development Roles Software Components Development Tools Debug Tools Wind River Linux Security Profile Documentation and Tutorials
Helix Cockpit includes software from Wind River, Intel, third-party suppliers, and from free and open source projects.
Installing Helix Cockpit
Perform a full installation of Wind River Helix Cockpit by downloading and running the git-based installer script.
Platform Development Workflow
Helix Cockpit platform developers use platform projects to create software development kits (SDKs) for specific targets that enable the development of application software.
Enabling and Starting the QEMU Graphics Console
You can launch the QEMU graphical console as an alternative to the text-based console.
Adding, Building, and Running the Hello World Application
A sample Hello World application is provided when you build a platform project of any kind.
Using the Workbench Kernel Configuration Tool
In addition to command line configuration options, Wind River also provides a GUI interface for kernel configuration.