Bringing Up a Hardware Platform (Windows Embedded CE 6.0)


This section contains links to information on the following:

  • Creating a board support package (BSP) and bringing up a Windows Embedded CE-based device
  • Using the sample BSPs provided in Platform Builder
  • Finding information on how to order hardware platforms for the sample BSPs

In This Section

  • Standard Development Board Design
    Provides an overview about standard development boards (SDBs) and a pointer to the Standard Development Board Specification, which defines the form factors and hardware functionality required to develop and test your hardware platform using Windows CE 3.0 and later.
  • Developing a Board Support Package
    Contains an overview about BSPs and links to topics that discuss the development process for each element of a BSP, specifically the boot loader and the OAL.
  • Supported Board Support Packages
    Describes, in detail, the BSPs provided in Platform Builder and the process of building and downloading a run-time image for each BSP.

    This section also includes ordering information for hardware platforms for the sample BSPs.

  • Developing a Device Driver
    Offers an overview of Windows Embedded CE drivers and describes the typical processes used for developing device drivers for a Windows Embedded CE-based device.
  • Developing an Operating System
    Provides information about:

    • Using Platform Builder for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 and the build system
    • Creating and modifying an OS design
    • Building and downloading a run-time image
    • Configuring and building an SDK