Getting Started with Raspberry Pi PICO in RT-Thread Studio IDE.

Raspberry Pi PICO is now available in RT-Thread Studio IDE! Looking to make Raspberry Pico development simple and all in one-stop.

RT-Thread is an open-source embedded real-time operating system (RTOS) that provides a wide range of components and 290+ software packages for the Internet of Things (IoT). RT-Thread Studio IDE is built by the RT-Thread team and it takes full advantage of RT-Thread software packages and a wide range of components resources. All of this offers a way for developers to simplify the complexity of software development.

Walk through this tutorial get started with Raspberry Pi PICO in RT-Thread IDE.

RT-Thread Studio

Download PICO SDK

  1. Click SDK Manager:
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2. Download PICO BSP(Board Supported Package). Select v1.0.3.

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Create PICO Project

  1. Create RT-Thread project:
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2. Select PICO

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3. Click Finish, successfully created project.

Compile and Download

  1. Click build to compile the project:
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2. Press the BOOTSEL in the board, plug in the USB cable and serial cable:

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3. Open Serial Terminal Assistant in Studio:

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4. Open the rtthread-pico.uf2 belonging category:

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5. Download uf2 to PICO board:

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6. Successfully downloaded, we’ll see the LED is flashing.

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7. Communicate with PICO by Studio Serial Tool.

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