Setting up your toolchain

Before you can start developing, you must install the required software. This software includes tools to connect to your development kit, an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for developing your application, and the nRF5 SDK that provides libraries and example applications.

See Nordic tools and downloads for an overview of available tools and the links to download the latest versions for your operating system.
The following tools are required for this Getting Started Guide:
The following tool is optional:

See the following sections for installation instructions.