There is a product from Tag-Connect that is handy for using a relatively small amount of PCB real estate to provide a programming interface:

http://www.tag-connect.com/what-is-tag-connect

I was interested in using their TC2030:

http://www.tag-connect.com/catalog/6

to program a PIC device using a PICkit3, but was not interested in the assortment of cascaded adapter cables they offer:

http://www.tag-connect.com/pickit3

I was further dissuaded from buying the above PICkit3 adapter, as I also wanted to use the TC2030 for ARM SWD targets.

The workaround was to do a small OSH Park PCB that uses the TC2030-IDC; I've provided the design here.

For consistency, it follows the same pinout described in the TC2030-MCP datasheet:

http://www.tag-connect.com/tag-connect-product-datasheets

which is shown here a hopefully more helpful form here:

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