Sensors & Embedded Systems - The Basics

Started by stephaneb 3 weeks ago10 replieslatest reply 2 weeks ago438 views
I will be attending Sensors Expo at the end of June in San Jose and thought this would be a great opportunity to address in the #FAQ and for the first time the...

RTOS Debugging - Tips, Tricks and Tools

Started by stephaneb 1 month ago6 replieslatest reply 3 weeks ago633 views
A few months ago, the topic of debugging embedded systems was addressed: Debugging Embedded Systems - Favorite Tools, Strategies, Best Practices... This week,...

RTOS vs Bare-Metal

Started by stephaneb 2 months ago24 replieslatest reply 1 month ago2242 views
To use or not to use an #RTOS in an embedded system can sometimes be an easy decision but sometimes a tricky one.    When we are done here and with your help,...

Embedded Systems Memory - Volatile vs Non-Volatile, DRAM vs SRAM, ROM vs PROM vs EPROM vs EEPROM vs Flash, etc

Started by stephaneb 2 months ago7 replieslatest reply 2 months ago1264 views
This new #FAQ is meant to help readers demystify different types of memory used within Embedded Systems and maybe gain a decent understanding of when and why to...

Compilers for Embedded Systems

Started by stephaneb 3 months ago7 replieslatest reply 3 months ago1341 views
A few weeks ago,I asked for new #FAQ topic suggestions.  @Keeds' suggested a discussion on compilers and his entry received many thumbs ups so let's do it!In @Keeds...

Standards and the Small Business Embedded Developer

Started by stephaneb 4 months ago4 replieslatest reply 4 months ago378 views
A couple of weeks ago I asked for topics suggestions (#FAQ) and Bob11 received the most thumbs-ups for his excellent suggestion:Small businesses make up 99% of...

Free and Open Source Software for Embedded Systems

Started by stephaneb 2 years ago20 replieslatest reply 4 months ago1048 views
Please use this thread to share with the community your favorite Free and #OpenSource Software for Embedded Systems developers.  Hardware Modeling, Compiler Tool...

Firmware vs Software vs Hardware vs Device Driver, what are the differences?

Started by stephaneb 5 months ago7 replieslatest reply 5 months ago1047 views
Once we are done here, the goal is for this thread to become a great place to learn about the differences between Firmware, Software, Hardware and Device Driver. ...

When (and why) is it a good idea to use an FPGA in your embedded system design?

Started by stephaneb 6 months ago11 replieslatest reply 6 months ago2671 views
Once we are done with this thread, the vision is for readers to get a basic understanding of when should an FPGA be considered in the design of an Embedded System...

When and How to use the Volatile Keyword (Embedded C Programming)

Started by stephaneb 7 months ago7 replieslatest reply 6 months ago5834 views
A few weeks ago, we did the Embedded Programming Good and Bad Programming Habits FAQ.One thing that came up a couple of times in your contributions is the importance...

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