The Pismo Toolset is a comprehensive collection of software tools and libraries used in the development of applications for the Matador and Velocia Series of DSP boards. It is used in conjunction with Code Composer Studio, Texas Instrument’s integrated development environment, for code editing, compiling/linking, downloading and hardware-assisted debugging via JTAG. Downloading is also possible over the PCI bus (without JTAG) by running the download utility. All features of CCStudio are supported and utilized whenever possible: DSP-BIOS II with the board-specific peripheral device drivers, extensive use of the Chip Support Library, and full bandwidth RTDX support. The toolset ships with a large library of C++ class libraries, which mitigate the complexity of programming the 6711/6414 DSP hardware and facilitate use of the BIOS operating system. Example programs are provided with the entire project file set and source code that illustrate the use of board-specific functions, peripheral device-drivers and communication techniques with the host program. In these examples, the typical usage of the board peripherals are demonstrated at full bandwidth, and the code may serve as a starting point to the developer.