3. Developer Tools¶
ROS 2 provides several development tools for debugging, logging, visualization, introspection, simulation, etc. Vulcanexus adds to ROS 2 toolset the following tools:
ROS 2 Monitor: graphical desktop application to monitor ROS 2 communications.
Fast DDS Statistics Backend: ROS 2 Monitor’s backend. Can be leveraged with other monitoring frontend applications (e.g. Prometheus).
ROS 2 Shapes Demo: first demo application to understand the most used ROS 2 Quality of Service (QoS) and test DDS and ROS 2 communication.
ROS 2 Router: end-user software application enabling the connection of distributed ROS 2 environments.
Webots: open-source three-dimensional mobile robot simulator.
This documentation provides several tutorials showcasing the capabilities and advantages of Vulcanexus