Tools (Compact 2013)


Windows Embedded Compact provides tools for building, testing, tuning, and debugging a device. The developer guides contained in this section show you how to use the tools to perform in design and debugging tasks, and includes information on Platform Builder, Remote Tools, and the Compact Test Kit.

Tools by Category

Contains a list of tools for Windows Embedded Compact 2013, categorized by task.

Compact Test Kit Overview

Describes the CTK tools you use to test the functionality and performance of device drivers and related hardware for a Windows Embedded Compact powered device.

DevHealth Memory Use Tool

Describes DevHealth, a memory reporting tool that you run on a Windows Embedded Compact powered device.

Remote Tools

Describes remote tools that you can use to collect and analyze data from a Windows Embedded Compact powered device for performance tuning, testing, and debugging.

Use the Sample Virtual Device

Describes how to use the virtual disk that ships with Compact 2013 to create a virtual test device, explains how to modify the virtual device, and provides steps for preparing the virtual device to run without Platform Builder.

Platform Builder

Describes how to use Platform Builder to design, create, build, test, and debug a Compact 2013–based OS design.

Create a Bootable Compact 2013 Disk

Explains how to make a Compact 2013 boot disk from any type of physical disk, virtual disk, or USB flash drive.