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Revision as of 21:05, 25 February 2011

Directory of documentation

EDK II Documents

EDK II Specifications
Specification Description

Errata EDK II V 1.22

This document describes the known errata with the following specifications:

EDK II Build Specification v 1.22

EDK II DSC File Specification v 1.22
EDK II INF File Specification v 1.22 This document describes the EDK II build information (INF) file format.
EDK II Build Specification v 1.22

This document describes the EDK II Build Architecture.

It was designed to support new build requirements for building

EDK components within the EDK II Build infrastructure.
EDK II Flash Description File (FDF) Specification v 1.22

This document describes the EDK II Flash Description (FDF) file format.

This format was designed to support new build requirements of building

EDK and EDK II modules within the EDK II build infrastructure.
EDK II DSC File Specification v 1.22

This document describes the EDK II Platform description file (DSC) format.

In order to use EDK II Modules or the EDK II Build Tools,

an EDK II DSC and FDF file must be used.
VFR Programming Language v 1.3

To simplify the creation of Internal Forms Representation (IFR),

a high-level Visual Forms Representation (VFR) language is

described in this document.
EDK II DEC File Specification v 1.22

This document describes the EDK II Declaration (DEC) file format. This format

was designed to support building, packaging, and distribution of EDK modules,

as well as for building platforms and modules using the EDK II build infrastructure.
Errata v 1.2

This erratum covers changes tot he v1.2 versions of the following specifications:

EDK II FDF File Specification

EDK II Extended INF Specification

EDK II DSC File Specification

EDK II DEC File Specification

EDK II Build Specification
EDK II Platform Configuration Database Infrastructure Description v 0.55

This document discusses the mechanisms and configuration entries required

to make it easy to write portable silicon modules and to port the Framework

from platform to platform.


EDK II User Documentation


EDK II User Documentation
Document title Description

EDKII User Manual V 0.7

This document provides detailed instructions for downloading, configuring,

and building an EDK II project as well as running EDKII Emulation Environments.
EDK II User Manual v 0.6

This document provides detailed instructions for downloading, configuring

and building an EDK II project as well as running EDK II Emulation Environments.

Superceded by version 0.7
EDK II Module Writer's Guide v 0.7

The document is a guidline for new EDK II module developers, and provides

detailed instructions on how to develop and build a new module, and

how to release with a package.
EDK II Module Writer's Guide v0.01

descriptionThe document is a guidline for new EDK II module developers, and provides

detailed instructions on how to develop and build a new module, and

how to release with a package

Superceded by version 0.7.
EDK II C Coding Standards Specification v 0.53 C Coding standards for EDK II


EDK II white papers

EDK II White papers
Specification Description

EDK II Performance Optimization

This paper focus on techniques and methodologies which can be used

to characterize and optimize the performance of EDK II based firmware.


EDK Documents

EDK Specifications

EDK Specifications
Specification Description

EFI Driver Library Specification

The Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) Specification describes a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) and dat structures exported by a system's firmware.


EDK User Documentation

EDK User Documentation
Document Name Description

EFI Developer Kit EDK Getting Started Guide

This document provides detailed instructions for using the EFI Development kit.

Shell Command Reference Manual

This document describes all the shell commands a user can execute directly in EFI Shell command prompt.

EBC Debugger User Manual

This document describes the information on how to use an EBC debugger on an EFI implementation.

EDK Build

This document describes the information on how to build drivers and applications,

and how to build platforms existing in the EFI Develoment kit. It requires the basic

knowledge about nmake utility..

EDK II Glue Library Programming Guide

This document describes the uage of the EDK II Glue Library.

VFR Programming Language

This document describes the VFR language in designing and developing products for UEFI 2.1 compliance.

EDK Reference Manual(pdf)

EDK Reference Manual (zip)

This document is explains the source code of the EDK project.

It is an implementation guide that explains the actual work done by the different parts of the code base.


EDK Member Documents


Member Documents
Document Name Description

Enthusiastic2Learn folder

community contributed content.

2009 Beijing UEFI Training Stuff folder

Material from the 2009 training in Beijing.