Thanks, LtDan - that is the page I wanted people going to. The Kinetis limitation keeps you from compiling implimentations of full MQX but otherwise the special ed is pretty good for teaching and small projects (like ours).
There are different versions for download, depending on your internet access capabilities (i.e.: download an installer, then download additional components; download an entire image for offline install, etc).
The software installs as the Professional Edition with a 30-day evaluation period. After 30 days, the license converts to a Special Edition license (free permanent, feature limited) (unlimited assembly code; up to 64KB of C code for ColdFire+, V1 ColdFire, DSC, Kinetis L Series, RS08, S08 derivatives; up to 128KB of C code for Kinetis K Series and V2-V4 ColdFire derivatives; up to 512KB for Qorivva and PX derivatives). This should be more than adequate for this experiment.
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Hello everyone - Due to technical difficulties, we will need to finish this session tomorrow. We will add the rest of today's content into tomorrow. Same time same place. We apologize for this inconvenience.
I would like an example implementing an RToS application, using one of the "free" ones from manufacturers, like Freescale's MQX. Folks can try without investing $$$. Also using that to implement a web server as an HMI.
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