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Makefile or IDE?

December 2, 2021, 11:46 am

When I download C source code (for example for Linux), most of the time I need to use make (or autoconf). In embedded world (no Linux embedded), we use MCUs produced by a silicon vendor that giv... Read more »

navigation math

November 19, 2021, 8:28 pm

Anyone know the method for calculating a reciever's position from the time difference between three rf pulse transmiters of known positions? This has apparantly been in use since the second wo... Read more »

Function pointers: good or bad things?

November 18, 2021, 7:58 am

In reply to my previous post, Paul Rubin says: I think MISRA C disallows function pointers, partly for this reason. Are function pointers really bad things? Sincerely I found them useful and la... Read more »

Worst case stack

November 17, 2021, 4:30 pm

I found a nice tool[1] on GitHub. I run it on one of my embedded projects and after a couple[2] of fixes, it eventually printed some good output. There were many unresolved functions, mainly from... Read more »

decoupling the ADC reference on 16F15344

November 7, 2021, 3:27 pm

Hello, I would like to know if there's a way to output the internal adc vref(1.024 or 2.048 V) onto the vref+ pin, to attach an external decoupling capacitor. The Datasheet is a bit unclear on t... Read more »

Are packed structs slower AND safe?

October 26, 2021, 11:28 am

In one of my projects that run on a Cortex-M0+ MCU, I have a few arrays of structs. Now I need to increase the size of the arrays, but I'm out of RAM, so I'm searching for ways to save some space... Read more »

How to write a simple driver in bare metal systems: volatile, memory barrie...

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October 22, 2021, 10:07 pm

Even I write software for embedded systems for more than 10 years, there's an argument that from time to time let me think for hours and leave me with many doubts. Consider a simple embedded sys... Read more »

Multithreaded disk access

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October 15, 2021, 2:08 pm

As a *rough* figure, what would you expect the bandwidth of a disk drive (spinning rust) to do as a function of number of discrete files being accessed, concurrently? E.g., if you can monitor the ... Read more »

Convert 16x2 chars display to big TFT display

September 21, 2021, 10:31 am

I have a CPU board that interfaces to a standard 16x2 chars display, based on HD44780 controller. I'd like to replace this display with a full-color big TFT display, maybe 10, but I can't change... Read more »

Sr Java Backend Developer - Ashburn VA / Piscataway NJ / Alpharetta GA / Da...

August 31, 2021, 1:10 pm

Hi We have an immediate Openings with Our Client for a long term contract posi tion Position #1 Job Title: Sr Java Backend Developer Location: Ashburn VA / Piscataway NJ / Alpharetta GA / Da... 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 »


CPU Virtualization / CPU state

Hi, I was wondering if someone can explain to me what CPU virtualization means from the perspective of inside of a CPU. I mean, If I have a single core ho w I virtualized it? What parts and func... Read more »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


[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 »


[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 »


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 »


[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 »