Terminology Differences

The table below highlights terminology differences between MPLAB® X IDE and Atmel Studio.

Table: Terminology Differences

MPLABXIDE_Shield_small.png Atmel_Studio_small.png Description
Main Project Startup Project Project that contains main() code.
Make Build Compile project files. If a new project, compile all files. Otherwise compile files that have changed.
Clean and Build Rebuild Delete all generated files and compile all files in project.
Run Start Begin program execution.
Configuration Bits Fuses Bits in special registers that configure device operation.
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