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8051/80390 Development Tools

The 8051/80390 has a wide range of compatible compilers and debuggers (shown below). We highly recommend you to use our fully optimized development tool for 8051/80390 IP Cores, called DoCD™ Debug System.

DoCD™ Debug System

DoCD™ is a Digital Core Design' own on chip debugging technology.
The DoCD™ System provides a real-time and non-intrusive debug capability. It allows a pre-silicon validation and post-silicon on-chip software debugging, including hardware breakpoints, trace, variables watch and multi C sources debugging. The DoCD™ Debug System can work as a hardware debugger, as well as a software simulator - some tasks can be validated at software simulation level and after this step, user can continue real-time debugging, by uploading code into silicon.

IAR EWB for the 8051/80390

Recommended C/C++ Compiler, for Digital Core Design DX8051/ DX80390 Microcontroller IP Cores.
IAR Embedded Workbench for 8051 is an integrated development environment, for building and debugging embedded applications. It supports a wide range of 8051 chips. The compiler for 8051 uses C/C++. C-SPY supports RTOS-aware debugging -  on hardware, or in a simulator.

Keil C51 for the 8051/80251/80390

An 8051 CASM compiler/debugger, for Digital Core Design DX8051/ DX80390 Microcontroller IP Cores and 80251 C/ASM compiler/debugger, for DQ80251 cores.
Keil Software development tools for the 8051, support users at all levels - from the professional application engineer, to a student just learning about embedded software development. The industry-standard Keil C Compilers, Macro Assemblers, Debuggers, Real-time Kernels and Single-board Computers, support ALL DCD 8051/80251 Microcontroller IP Cores and help you get your projects completed on schedule.


TASKING Development Toolset for 8051

The TASKING Software Development Toolset is a state-of-the-art-programming package, for the 8051 microcontroller family. The toolset contains: ANSI/C compiler - with integrated MISRA C code checking; assembler - with macro processor; linker and locator; "CrossView Pro" debugger; flash tool and load utility and embedded development environment (EDE).

HI-TECH C for 8051

HI-TECH is more than a C Compiler for embedded development - this is a complete development system and set of tools for C and assembler. With features like an integrated development environment, assembler-free programming and an intelligent optimizer, you can easily develop exceptionally tight and fast code, for the 8051 embedded processor. Several different memory models, are offered by compile-time selection: small for single chip applications, medium and large for external memory and huge for a banked code configuration. Compiled code can be effortlessly emulated with advanced source-level debugging features. Optionally, the compiler may be run directly from the command line, allowing you, to compile, assemble and link, by using one command. This enables the compiler to be integrated into third party development environments.

SDCC - Small Device C Compiler

SDCC is a Freeware, retargettable, optimizing ANSI - C compiler, distributed under GPL. The tool includes extensive MCU specific language extensions, allowing effective use of the underlying hardware: host of standard optimizations, global register allocator, full range of data types and the ability to add inline assembler code anywhere in a function. SDCC also comes with the source level debugger SDCDB, using s51 simulator.


Raisonance Devlopment Tool

Raisonance designs and sells a variety of Microprocessor Development Systems, including: C Compiler, Assembler, Simulator, High Level Language Debugger, Real Time Operating System, Integrated Development Environment, Evaluation Board, Starter Kit and Real Time In-Circuit Emulator for common market architectures, such as 8051. All Tools are integrated into Raisonance Integrated Development Environment (RIDE) - a powerful and easy to use user interface, for your most complex debugging problems.