About This Guide

This User's Guide describes the Integrated Development Environment (IDE), which is part of the QNX Momentics Tool Suite. The guide introduces you to the IDE and shows you how to use it effectively to build your QNX Neutrino-based systems.

This guide assumes the following:

Note: This release of the IDE is based on Eclipse 4.2.1. If you have an older version of the IDE, see the Migrating from Earlier Releases section in this guide.

The following table may help you find information quickly:

To: Go to:
Find information in the Eclipse documentation Get to know Eclipse
Connect your host and target Preparing Your Target
Create and manage projects Managing Projects
Import a BSP into an IDE project Importing a QNX BSP
Import existing code into the IDE Importing projects
Debug your program Debugging a Program in the IDE
Run QNX Neutrino on your target Building OS and Flash Images
Examine execution stats (e.g., call counts) in your programs Profiling an Application
Exercise a test suite Using Code Coverage
Find and fix a memory leak in a program Finding memory errors and leaks
See process or thread states, memory allocation, etc. What the System Information perspective reveals
Examine your system's performance, kernel events, etc. Managing Processes and Analyzing Your System with Kernel Event Tracing
Set execution options for your programs Launch configuration options
Run through the IDE tutorials Tutorials
Learn where the IDE stores important files Where files are stored
Learn what utilities the IDE uses Utilities used by the IDE
Learn about migrating from earlier versions of the IDE Migrating from Earlier Releases
Find the meaning of a special term used in the IDE Glossary