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Getting started with MPLAB X IDE

  1. Download and install MPLAB X IDE latest version from Microchip site. User Guide (online).
  2. Download and install MPLAB XC8 compiler latest version from Microchip site. You will get the download links under download tab in the page.
  3. Start MAPLAB X IDE and navigate to plugins. Search for MPLAB Code Configurator and install the plugin. For help, visit Microchip video tutorial.
  4. Connect PICKIT3 Programmer/Debugger to PC / Laptop usb port and restart MPLAB X IDE. PICKit3 documentation can be downloaded from Microchip site. Poster link.
  5. You are ready for your first project. Happy Learning!!