In the Picadillo-35T the HX8357 display is directly connected to the onboard PIC32's Parallel Master Port. This gives incredibly fast access to the display for lightning quick graphics manipulation.

Since this is a pre-configured display arrangement the constructor is incredibly simple:

#include <Picadillo.h>

Picadillo tft;

Backlight control is also provided by the driver:


The backlight defaults to being turned off, so setting the backlight should be one of the first operations performed in your code.