General Development Tools
This section lists useful additional development tools that are not part of the core PX4 build toolchain.
Ground Control Software
Download and install the QGroundControl Daily Build.
Editor / IDE
The development team often use:
- Visual Studio Code: quite new, popular open source IDE
- Eclipse for C/C++: very feature rich Java based IDE
- Sublime Text: a fast and lean text editor.
- Qt Creator: A popular open-source IDE.
On linux the installation scripts automatically install Qt Creator as part of the common dependencies. You can launch it by entering
qtcreatorin a bash terminal.