The XDK Workbench is your tool to start building your project with the XDK right away. It’s easy to install and automatically updates itself. It also includes a direct interface to the XDK community and the XDK API documentation. There is no need to program via a debugger, but we have made this possible should you wish to use the standard JTAG connector.
The XDK was designed with the user in mind, enabling one to press power and immediately begin building. Therefore, an operating system is already on the XDK and ready to go. It is based on the open source operating system FreeRTOS enabling real time IoT applications. XDK offers you the possibility of using all of the hardware components that you desire, with the provided API.