Particle Workbench

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Particle Workbench provides IoT developers with a cross-platform desktop development environment for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Particle Workbench is easy to install, is preconfigured for easy development, and comes with everything you need to build, compile, and deploy code for your Particle-powered products.

  • #1 code editor - Powered by Microsoft’s industry-leading Visual Studio Code.
  • Managed toolchain - Supports offline and cloud compilation, plus wireless OTA updates.
  • Libraries included - Comes with access to 3,000+ Device OS libraries for faster development.
  • Fully customizable - Customize your workflow with 8,000+ Visual Studio extensions.

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Resources:

  • Tutorial
  • FAQ
  • Features:

    Managed toolchain

    Supports offline and cloud compilation, plus wireless OTA updates.

    Local compilation

    Optional local build using gcc-arm for complete control over the build process and working while offline with no Internet connection.

    Works with Particle libraries

    Comes with access to 3,000+ Device OS libraries for faster development.

    Fully customizable

    Customize your workflow with 8,000+ Visual Studio extensions.

    Autocomplete with IntelliSense

    IntelliSense not only provides syntax highlighting and autocomplete, but also provides smart completions based on variable types, function definitions, and imported modules. And it works not only for your code, but for the Device OS API.

    Step-by-step debugging

    Support for source-level step-by-step debugging, breakpoints, viewing call stacks, registers, and memory, for 3rd generation (Argon, Boron, and Xenon) as well as 2nd generation (Photon, P1, Electron, E Series) devices.