rudy wrote:I also want a better environment than the Arduino IDE. I want to easily see underlying code, functions. Currently with the Arduino IDE is is a real pain to follow it back.
Since I'm not a programmer, I'm not familiar with what a professional developer IDE offers. Unfortunately I have not had the time to take a serious look into any non-Arduino IDEs.
Since I am only doing this for myself, nothing commercial, I am open to options with a free hobbyist license. Currently I have Visual Studio Community 2017 on one of my computers, but also have not had time to figure out how it all works.
I think many want a better IDE.
I'm one of them.
I recently met the VSCode with platform.IO.
I am searching and waiting for my new computer to arrive to be able to install!
I read lots of positive information about it !!
It looks very good.
But it's good to hear other people and discuss about it, they may have better options.
It's the purpose of the post.
Try using the VSCode with the extension platform.IO. It is free!
Tell me what you think!