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Meadow has a robust configuration framework allowing you to adjust settings at build-time and deploy them with your app.

OS/Device Configuration and Application Configuration

Meadow.OS supports three configuration sets that are placed in three different files:

  • OS & Device Configuration: Specified in the meadow.config.yaml file. Includes general board and system configuration settings.

  • Wi-Fi Configuration: Specified in the wifi.config.yaml. Wi-Fi access point and password configuration for connecting to a known network.

  • Application Settings Configuration: Specified in either app.config.yaml or app.config.json. Includes application settings for logging and reboot configuration. These files are used for custom developer application settings.

These files are optional and, where applicable, default values will be used if the particular file is not found in the Meadow file system.

Must Set Copy to Output Directory Build Action

In order to make sure your configuration files are deployed to the device, select the file in the Solution Explorer and make sure to set Copy to Output Directory to Copy always in the properties pane.

Sample Apps

For an example of configuration in use, see the Config Files sample App in the Meadow.Core.Samples repo.

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