Bringing Up a Hardware Platform (Windows CE 5.0)
This section contains links to information on the following:
- Creating a board support package (BSP) and bringing up a Windows CE-based device
- Using the sample BSPs provided in Platform Builder
- Finding information on how to order hardware platforms for the sample BSPs
In This Section
Standard Development Board Design
Provides an overview about standard development boards (SDBs) and a pointer to the Standard Development Board Specification, which defines the form factors and hardware functionality required to develop and test your hardware platform using Windows CE 3.0 and later.
Migrating a Board Support Package
Provides an overview about BSP migration and links to topics that discuss the BSP migration process.
Developing a Board Support Package
Contains an overview about BSPs and links to topics that discuss the development process for each element of a BSP, specifically the boot loader and the OAL.
Supported Board Support Packages
Describes, in detail, the BSPs provided in Platform Builder and the process of building and downloading a run-time image for each BSP.
This section also includes ordering information for hardware platforms for the sample BSPs.
- Migrating from an Earlier Version of Windows CE
Provides information on how to migrate a Windows CE-based platform from an earlier version of Windows CE to the current one.
- Developing a Device Driver
Offers an overview of Windows CE drivers and describes the typical processes used for developing device drivers for a Windows CE-based device.
- Developing an Operating System
Provides information about:
- Using the build system
- Creating and modifying an OS design
- Building and downloading a run-time image
- Configuring and building an SDK
- Debugging and Testing
Provides information about debugging and testing the Windows CE operating system (OS) on a hardware platform.
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