Quick Start Guide for SimpleLink™ CC32xx SDK

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

This guide is intended to assist users in the initial setup and demonstration of running their first sample application. The guide explains how to install the SimpleLinkTM CC32xxTM SDK and lists the various other tools required to get started with the first application

2. Prerequisites

The user is expected to have the following:

3 SDK - Download and Installation

3.1 Using the SDK Online

A quick and easy way to start working with the SDK is to use TI Resource Explorer on dev.ti.com.
This online tool lets you explore the contents of the SimpleLink CC32xx SDK. You can build the examples directly using the cloud version of Code Composer Studio.
If you choose to use the SDK online, there is no need to download anything to your local computer or install any tools.

3.2 Installing the SDK

You can also download the SimpleLink CC32xx SDK from TI Resource Explorer or the software product page on TI’s website.

4. Updating service-pack / system files in the CC32xx

It is recommended to update the service-pack to the latest service-pack available.
The service-pack file name is sp_.bin and can be found in the following paths:
CC3220 Service pack - <SDK_INSTALL_DIR>/tools/cc32xx_tools/servicepack-cc3x20
CC3235 Service pack - <SDK_INSTALL_DIR>/tools/cc32xx_tools/servicepack-cc3x35

4.1 Uniflash Download

Download TI Uniflash and install it.

4.2 User guide for Uniflash ImageCreator and Programming Tool

Uniflash Image Creator user guide: Uniflash Image Creator

5. QuickStart for CCS IDE ( CCS or GCC Projects )

5.1 Download and Installation

Download CCS

During the installation, the following options are recommended

5.1.2 Add CCS Support for FreeRTOSv10.0.0

5.1.3 Products Settings Verification

5.2 Execute your First Application

This section will show how to import/build/load an example

5.2.1 TI Resource Explorer

A quick and easy way to start working with the SDK is to use the TI Resource Explorer on dev.ti.com/tirex.

5.2.2 Import via CCS IDE