This guide will show you how to download rhomb.IoT and set up a working environment on your computer.
Having previous knowledge of microcontroller programming with Arduino or any other platform may be important to follow these steps.
Setup your editor
You can use any code editor but it is best to use one that integrates the options for compiling and uploading firmware to your device.
There are many options available. Arduino IDE is compatible but not recommended due to its simplicity. VS Code and PlatformIO provide a professional development environment and Rhomb.IoT offers premium support for this combination.
Install VS Code
We won't go into too much detail here, just download the latest version available for your operating system and follow the installation instructions.
Download Visual Studio Code
PlatformIO is an extension for VS Code. After installing VS Code you can open the Extensions Panel and search/install PlatformIO IDE.
A detailed explanation about the installation process may be found on the official documentation of PlatformIO
At rhomb.io we have written a tutorial to setup PlatfromIO with VS Code
Create a new Project