Designing with the MLA Graphics Library

This class is based on the Graphics Library found in Microchip Libraries for Applications (MLA). It is not relevant for the MPLAB® Harmony Graphics Library.


This class shows you how to use the Graphics Library found in MLA. It demonstrates how to add sophisticated graphics interfaces to applications using Microchip's 16-bit PIC24 microcontrollers. At the end of this class, the student will be able to include interactive graphics in their application.

This class starts with a review of the components needed for graphics development. The tutorial then proceeds with an overview of a completed graphics application, describing all the software functions which need to work together to produce graphics applications. Engineers taking this tutorial are encouraged to first study the "Overview of a Completed Graphics Application" section to get an understanding of a working system. Once an engineer understands the program flow of a graphics application, they can complete the tutorial by examining the topics of the individual graphic.

The class demonstrates the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) first introduced in version v2013-12-20 of the MLA and in MPLAB Harmony. While this tutorial does not include lab exercises, users of this tutorial are encouraged to implement the code examples on their target board.

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David Stokes
Microchip Technology Inc.

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