COPP Component type

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A COPP component type is a combination of program code, data and configurations defining a specific functionality.
A COPP component type has memory containing variables and constants, using various memory categories.
It also contains methods with program code. The program has access to the memory in the component and to call methods of its own and methods in other components (through connectors). It is only these methods that have access to the memory.
A project can contain many instances of the same component type.
When a device contains several instances of the same component type, their variables are individually allocated in FLASH, volatile RAM and non volatile RAM memory. The type information and program code of the methods are common

Synonyms:
Component type, COPP component
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