The SDE is a self contained development environment designed to get you started with developing with GDP.  It is distributed as a VirtualBox virtual machine image ready to run on your host computer, regardless if it is running Linux, Mac, or Windows.  Since the image is based on a standard Ubuntu Linux, it can be extended with your personal preferences.

We chose to not call this deliverable "SDK", to avoid preconceived (and differing) ideas of what an SDK should contain, but also because a part of the SDE is made up of the so called Yocto SDK, and the SDE is more than that.

Features and Usage

With the SDE you can...

Included Features


The GDP SDE can be downloaded from the GDP Download page.

Connecting Diagnostic Log and Trace

With GDP / SDE you immediately have a powerful tracing tool at your disposal:

If your own application uses DLT, you can immediately use this to analyze its behavior.

To connect the DLT-viewer:

  1. Start up GDP on the target board and ensure that the SDE is on the same network. 
    Now let's connect to the target board over IP...

  2. Select Config -> ECU Add

2. Type in the IP address of your GDP target under Hostname:

NOTE: Some components in GDP already use DLT to trace their output, so if your system is running you should immediately see some output when you connect DLT-Viewer to the board.

You can read more about DLT on the dedicated page:  Diagnostic Log and Trace