All Cosmic C Cross Compilers for Windows include IDEA -
Cosmic's own integrated development environment which is
preconfigured for the the compiler it comes with. IDEA
is designed specifically for developing embedded
applications with Cosmic compilers. IDEA integrates an
editor, project manager, graphical smart build/make
facility, program analyzer, link file generator,
documentation manager and ZAP debugger into one easy to
use environment running under Windows 7, XP and
compatible. IDEA includes the following features:
- Integrated Windows Editor
Windows 32 bit MS style editor with syntax
highlights for both C and assembly source.
- Project Manager
Convenient Project window provides easy access to the
most frequently used functions such as make, build,
touch, mark, compile, link and debug. The project
manager also supports Drag and Drop so you can
select and drag files from a Windows Explorer to the
project manager for easy setup.
- Program Analyzer
Intuitive Explorer style source file display - shows
compiler options, include file dependencies, file
build status, time and date of last edit, function
prototypes, command line defines, global and static
variables and documentation.
- Link File Generator
Flexible Link builder offers point and click
configuration of memory map.
- Graphical Smart Build
Configure Compiler and Linker to build only files that
need to be rebuilt and run various compiler or user
defined utilities automatically. No need for
- Point and Click Options
IDEA provides an intuitive graphical setup for compiler
and assembler options.
- Automatic Error Handling
When an error is found in a file just double click on
the error and an editor window will open on that
file, at the line with the error.
- Global and local options
IDEA allows to set compiler and assembler options both
at project and file level.
- Multifile functions
Search in the project files or other group of files or
- Documentation Manager
Attach any documents or notes to your project or to
individual source files.