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How to write a software description document?


October 24, 2014, 7:51 am

I have written software for an embedded system. All commands are received b y UART. Now I must create a document that describes the software and how it works together with the hardware on that cir... Read more »

Parsers for extensible grammars?

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October 22, 2014, 3:14 pm

Hi, [I probably should direct this at George... :> ] I'm writing a command parser. Some set of commands are common. But, other instances of the parser are augmented with additional commands/syn... Read more »

USB Cable for Programming Xilinx FPGA (Spartan 3)


October 17, 2014, 1:32 pm

Hello everyone, I would like to know if we can use a general purpose (available off-the-shelf at popular stores) USB to JTAG cable to program a Xilinx Spartan 3 FPGA or does it *have to be* a ca... Read more »

x86 real mode

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October 17, 2014, 10:23 am

Hi, What are the most conservative, *practical* expectations I can make living in x86 real mode: TEXT of 64K and DATA of (disjoint) 64K? BSS in it's own segment? Or, shared with DATA? And, how... Read more »

Why can't I load code with the debugger ?


October 16, 2014, 8:42 pm

My target board is wired with Renesas Microcontroller Unit M16C/6N5 Group. Device M306N5FC. The target board is connected to Renesas E8a Emulator or debugger. The debugger software that I'm using ... Read more »

file format for .RUN in MPC5566?


October 16, 2014, 8:42 pm

In .run file Internally how to calculate checksum and which address will be assigned the data.In internal file what is the starting address which data will be assigned to that data and end of file ho... Read more »

validity of ... reasons for preferring C over C++

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October 16, 2014, 7:00 pm

Okay, then. To start with some comments from the original post: If you think you know what code a given C construct will generate, you've been out of the loop too long. Modern C compilers can be ... Read more »

reasons for preferring C over C++

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October 15, 2014, 1:21 pm

Small-chip programmers are better off using C++ instead of C. Take small-chip as = Read more »

How to read a 32-bits hw counter on 8-bits microcontroller


October 15, 2014, 3:33 am

In the thread above about RS485 driver enable, always originated by me, some new and interesting (for me) techniques has been descripted to use a wide (32- or 64-bits) hardware up/down counter to... Read more »

Two-wires RS485 and the driver enable problem

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October 13, 2014, 7:58 am

I have a multi-drop two-wires RS485 bus. One node is the master and all the others are slaves. The master is the only node that is authorized to initiate a transmission, addressing one slave. ... Read more »

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OpenSource: netpp/DClib universal remote control library for embedded devic...


Hi community, I'd like to announce a first preliminary and free OpenSource release of our device control library (DClib) and its mainly used protocol (network property protocol). What is this? Let me... Read more »

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a hobby class on microcontrollers

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I need to think about a class that will include both young and old, all of whom have very little experience but at least the hope of trying to enjoy such a class on microcontrollers without knowing a... Read more »

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Zynq devices, boards and suppliers

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I'd like to pick people's brains about aspects of different *suppliers* of Zynq boards. Avnet and Digilent are front-runners, but any info/opinions about other suppliers would be helpful too. ... Read more »

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On Home Projects as a Reentry into the Job Market

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I do not -- thank God -- have to reenter the job market. But I've seen a lot of posts recently that start something like: I haven't worked in engineering since 20xx, and I'm (starting)/ (look... Read more »

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ARM SBC in arduino form factor?


For a couple of one of a kind projects, I would like to use an ARM controller in a board that could accept (at least some of the) Arduino shields. So far I found the Xduino (status dubious) and the C... Read more »

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[ANN] AVRcam v1.1 real-time image processing engine


The AVRcam version 1.1 is a small, low-cost image-processing engine intended to bring a truly affordable and extensible vision platform to a multitude of developers. The AVRcam provides the followin... Read more »

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[ANN] LOOPGEN-Fast hardware looping VHDL IPs


The LOOPGEN IP collection provides fast hardware architectures for implementing nested loop structures. The collection comprises of three different architectures (variants), namely: - HWLU, a mix... Read more »

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[ANN] XMODZ-Fast modulo reduction VHDL IPs


The XMODZ IP collection provides fast hardware implementations for the modulo computation on integers. The collection comprises of two distinct IP modules, modk for modulo by a fixed integer consta... Read more »

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Cheap small LCD Display


Hi For a new design I am looking for cheap LCD modules: 64x64 dots (or more) 16mm x 20mm outline SPI, I2C, parallel, I don't care Backlight The source must be stable, so we don't run into obsolescenc... Read more »

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Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy, with RTOS ( ARM , Driver ADC, lwip ,...


Analyzer of Quality Electrical Energy This desing and develop is constructed whit RTOS (eCos), consists of a ADC of 16NBits with two channels one to capture Current and another one of Voltege, capt... Read more »