The glossary contains terms and acronyms that are used in this document.

Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

A software application that provides facilities for software development.


Preview Development Kit (PDK)

A development platform used for application development. A Preview Development Kit uses an engineering sample of the chip and it is not production-ready in comparison to the Development Kit that uses a production-ready version of the chip.


SEGGER Embedded Studio (SES)

A cross-platform Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for embedded C/C++ programming with support for Nordic Semiconductor devices, produced by SEGGER Microcontroller.


System on Chip (SoC)

A microchip that integrates all the necessary electronic circuits and components of a computer or other electronic systems on a single integrated circuit.


Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter (UART)

A hardware device for asynchronous serial communication between devices.