STM32-based solutions for developing engaging graphical user interfaces for TFT LCD displays MOOC with hands-on exercises

In today's world, almost every application is equipped with fancy user interface. Most of these interfaces are based on TFT LCD displays with a touch controller. At ST, we are committed to using our technologies and expertise to help our customers make their creations more attractive.

Who should attend this course?

  • Engineers developing embedded applications with TFT LCD displays
  • Engineers who would like to lower production costs by using an STM32 microcontroller with an embedded TFT LCD controller or a less-expensive TFT LCD display without a controller
  • Engineers looking to enhance their customers’ user experience by adding a TFT LCD display

Benefits you will take away

  • Understand how the STM32 ecosystem can contribute to developing your graphic user interface
  • Determine which STM32 microcontroller is best suited for your graphic design
  • Get practical knowledge about using the STemWin graphics library for STM32
  • Discover how to benefit the most from STM32’s unique graphic accelerators

Course outline

  • Introduction to the basic concepts and vocabulary when dealing with graphics rendering and displays
  • Overview of existing display architectures and interfaces
  •  Introduction to developing graphics using the STM32 ecosystem and STemWin, a comprehensive graphical stack library

On line course concept 

  • Courses are provided in MOOC format with course material available online, mostly as videos complemented with exercises.
  • Each course takes approximately 4 hours to complete, depending on your proficiency.


  • You need to have a good understanding of connected systems and be familiar with STM32 microcontrollers and their development environment.
  • The STM32F469 Discovery kit (32F469IDISCOVERY) is required for the hands-on exercises included in the course.
  • Type A to type B miniUSB cable
  • Laptop PC running Windows® 7, 8 or 10 with administrator rights and the following software installed: