This tool gives you an easy way to create new projects, build and download code.
You can see steps 1 and 2 here to install and set the extension.
The extension is at the bottom of the Explore panel. All you need for your project is these three buttons:
- Build: build your project after you finish the code. If there are any errors, you can modify your code according to the message in the terminal.
- Download: download the bin file generated after building your project.
- New Project: create a new MadMachine project. You will decide the project type and the board type.
The MadMachine extension comes with a serial extension called Serial Port Helper. Here is the instruction to use it. There are also many other serial tools you can find in the marketplace of extension. You can choose anyone you prefer.