SEGGER Embedded Studio
is a comprehensive IDE suite that provides you with an extensive set of tools and features to develop software solutions for ARM microcontrollers.
The installation is quick, straightforward and does not require any special attention from your part, expect for specifying the location on your local drives. The IDE comes with a structured and airy interface that comprises of several panels, which you can close and open, depending on your needs and preferences.
The utmost left panel enables you to preview a summary of the files and folders that are included in your project, a feature that allows you to access any file quickly and make the necessary modifications if you encounter errors. The editor panel comes with all the tools and functions you would expect from an IDE suite, including syntax highlighting and breakpoints.
It is necessary to mention that the program includes ample libraries for C and HTML programming languages as well as memory maps and Doxygen. In case you are compiling your software solution in any of the aforementioned and you are stuck, do not hesitate to check out the templates embedded in the app.
On a side note, while the application comes with extensive documentation and tutorials, you should keep in mind that it does not attempt to teach you any assembly language programming. Moreover, it necessary to mention that the documentation does not cover any introductory data regarding the development of ARM architecture or microcontrollers in general. Therefore, it may not be very appealing for beginners or users who are just getting started in these fields.
In the eventuality that you are interested in developing software solutions that can take on practical functions such as, data analyzing, decoding or function triggering, then perhaps SEGGER Embedded Studio could lend you a hand.