Welcome to CrossWorks for MAXQ!

CrossWorks for MAXQ is a streamlined integrated development environment, compilation tools, and libraries for building, testing, and deploying applications on Maxim MAXQ20 microcontrollers.

Documentation overview

A comprehensive collection of technical documentation, including reference material, release notes, sample code, technical notes, and Q&As. Each of the links below leads to the resources for a specific topic. Key resources also include getting started documents, API references, and cross-references for related topics.

Getting Started
The CrossStudio Tutorial section gives an overview of how to get started with CrossWorks for MAXQ.
Help System
The built-in help system provides context-sensitive help and a complete reference to the CrossStudio IDE and tools.
Release Notes
Please take a moment to read the release notes for this version of CrossWorks.
C Compiler
A reference for the CrossWorks C compiler and the unique features of the MAXQ.
C Library
Comprehensive documentation on the functions, macros, and variables that comprise the CrossWorks C library.
MAXQ Library
Documentation covering the MAXQ device and runtime libraries.
Use the assembler to write low-level, hand-optimized code for stunning performance.
CrossStudio is the CrossWorks integrated development environment and where you will spend most of your time when using CrossWorks.
Code Editor
A powerful text editor tuned for editing source code with multi-level undo and redo, makes editing a breeze.
Project System
A complete project system organises your source code and build rules.
Build System
A single key press builds all your applications in a solution, ready for download onto a development board.
The debugger will help you to find problems in your applications quickly on the simulator or hardware.
Source Code Control
Develop applications in teams with links to SourceSafe, SourceOffSite, CVS, and Subversion.

If you have a question or need some help working with CrossStudio, please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions pages or use CrossStudio's Help Window to search the online documentation. If this still doesn't answer your query, you can submit a question to us using our Helpdesk system.