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Compiling the code

  1. Get the code

    After the installation of Mbed CLI is complete, import the example by opening a command-line shell and entering:

    $ mbed import https://github.com/ARMmbed/mbed-os-example-blinky
    $ cd mbed-os-example-blinky
  2. Compile and program your board:

    Invoke mbed compile, and specify the name of your platform and your installed toolchain (GCC_ARM, ARM, IAR). For example, for the K64F platform and Arm Compiler 5 toolchain:

    $ mbed compile --target K64F --toolchain ARM --flash

    The --flash argument automatically flashes the compiled program onto your board if it is connected to your computer.

    Tip: You can get the name of the board plugged into your computer by running mbed detect, and you can get a full list of supported toolchains and targets by running the mbed compile --supported command.

    Note: To build with the Mbed OS bare metal profile, add "requires": ["bare-metal"] to the mbed_app.json file:

           "requires": ["bare-metal"],
           "target_overrides": {
               "*": {
  3. Press the board's reset button. The LED blinks.

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