alixHosted by Alix Paultre, the Tinker's Toolbox is the Advantage Design Group's web-based interview show where we talk about the latest technology, components, and design issues for the electronic design engineering community.

Derek CarlsonIn this episode, we talk to Derek Carlson, the VP of Development Tools at Microchip Technology about MPLAB X, the new Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Microchip. Equipped with a powerful and functional set of features, this new IDE is the next generation foundation of integrated toolset for the development of embedded applications using Microchip’s PIC microcontrollers and dsPIC digital signal controllers. 

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