Some resources for using CLion to build ESP32 applications

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In this article I share some resources I found about how to setup CLion and ESP-IDF to develop Software for the ESP32.

In the past building applications for the ESP32 using ESP-IDF required the use of make as build tool. Unfortunately my favoured IDE CLion only does support CMake as build system (also there is a makefile plugin).

I recently learned that ESP-IDF will also allow the usage of CMake beginning from version 3.3 onward. It will even become the default build system by version 4.0.

Here are some resources I found and that I’m currently looking at: