MPLAB® X IDE Projects
MPLAB® X Project
A collection of files needed to build a single application for a PIC® microcontroller.

All development work using MPLAB X IDE is done on projects.

There are several different project types available with MPLAB X. The most common project type for PIC MCU developers is the Stand Alone Embedded Project. This type of project produces executable PIC code based on a set of source, header, and library files.

With MPLAB X IDE you can:

Before proceeding to debug code, on either hardware or the simulator, you can check their code syntax by building the project .

In order to begin debugging or modifying a project's content, the project must be open.

The first hands-on exercise is available if you wish to gain direct experience creating, editing and building MPLAB X projects.

The video provided is using an older version of the MPLAB X IDE. However, there have been no significant changes to the interface and you should be able to follow the procedures as shown.

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