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Get Started: Embedded Platform Development on STMicroelectronics STM32F746G-DISCO

Develop your custom embedded platform on STMicroelectronics STM32F746G-DISCO development board with MicroEJ Software Development Kit.

Follow the steps to learn how to create and enhance a MicroEJ architecture to better answer your needs and start prototyping your embedded device. In case you are not familiar with MicroEJ, please visit Discover MicroEJ to understand the principles of our technology.

1 – Download MICROEJ SDK

MICROEJ SDK is an IDE built on Eclipse for creating feature-rich applications for platforms based on the MicroEJ Virtual Execution Environment (VEE).


Supported Operating System

MICROEJ SDK runs on the following operating systems: Windows (7–8-8.1-10), Linux, , Linux, macOS.

A Java™ Runtime Environment 8 is needed on your host computer for running MICROEJ SDK. Download Java™ Runtime Environments


Download MICROEJ SDK

Download the installer package corresponding to your host computer OS (about MICROEJ SDK download).

Donwload MICROEJ SDK v20.07

2 – Install MICROEJ SDK

  • Unzip the downloaded installer package, if needed.
  • Run the unzipped executable file.
  • On Windows, accept the administrator privileges elevation.
  • Follow the installer steps.
  • Proceed to the next step.

3 – Activate Your License

MICROEJ SDK requires to be activated. Before going further, an evaluation license is required.


Get your UID

  • Download the Reference Implementation
  • Unzip the archive in the folder of your choice.
  • Start MICROEJ SDK.
  • Select a workspace. If you are not familiar with Eclipse workspaces, select the default one and press OK.
  • Select the MicroEJ repository where to import MicroEJ architectures from. If you are not familiar with MicroEJ repositories, select the default one and press OK.
  • Wait until MicroEJ Repository is initialized.
  • Select File > Import > MicroEJ > Architectures and click on Next>.
  • Select and browse the previously unarchived folder for MicroEJ Architecture files (select the directory platformArchitecture and import everything).
  • Follow the installation process.
  • Select the Window > Preferences > MicroEJ > Architectures menu.
  • Click on one of the available architectures and press Get UID.
  • Copy the UID. It will be needed when requesting a license.

Generate Your Activation Key

  • Go to license.microej.com.
  • Click on Create a new account link.
  • Create your account with a valid email address. You will receive a confirmation email a few minutes after. Click on the confirmation link in the email and login with your new account.
  • Click on Activate a License.
  • Set Product P/N: to 9PEVNLDBU6IJ.
  • Set UID: to the UID you generated before.
  • Click on Activate.
  • The license is being activated. You should receive your activation by email in less than 5 minutes. If not, please contact support@microej.com.
  • Once received by email, save the attached zip file that contains your activation key.

Activate MICROEJ SDK

  • Go back to MICROEJ SDK.
  • Select the Window > Preferences > MicroEJ menu.
  • Press Add....
  • Browse the previously downloaded activation key archive file.
  • Press OK. A new license is successfully installed.
  • Go to Architectures sub-menu and check that all architectures are now activated (green check).
  • Your MICROEJ SDK is successfully activated. Proceed to the next step.

4 – Create Your First Platform

  • You are a C developer.
  • You want to create a custom MicroEJ Platform for your target hardware.
  • Inside the MICROEJ SDK select the File > Import > General > Existing Projects into Workspace and click on Next>.
  • Select and browse the previously unarchived folder for a MicroEJ Platform Reference Implementation file (e.g. [board]-[uid]-platformSource.zip).
  • Select all Eclipse projects. Press Finish. The MicroEJ Platform Reference Implementation is successfully imported.
  • In the project -configuration, inside the folder documentation, open the .pdf file.
  • Follow instructions from Create and Use Your First MicroEJ Platform chapter of the document to build a new platform, compile it in the third party IDE and program a MicroEJ Sample Firmware.

5 – Resources

Embedded Graphical User Interface and Internet Connectivity on Embedded Systems

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