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[TUT][C] Multi-tasking tutorial part 1
The subject of today's tutorial is: Writing multi-tasking applications. What is a 'multi-tasking' app? We could answer that by saying 'an application that does many things at once...
Monday, 5 July 2010 - 12:48
Sorry Guys, AVRGcc is crap....NOT!
Here's the evidence. http://www.iar.com/website1/1.0.... Note that I have 'tongue in cheek'. I doubt with the incontrovertible evidence presented that you'll all dump gcc and...
Wednesday, 30 June 2010 - 07:51
A philopsophical problem regarding board assemblers
Recently I had a batch of boards assembled by a company and they were found to have counterfeit ics in them and the boards didn't work. It was up to me to find out why these...
Friday, 11 June 2010 - 04:21
CRC challenge
I'm trying to reverse engineer the protocol my heating/cooling system uses. The packets are framed by time and they look like they have a crc in order to check the packet. Here's...
Sunday, 2 May 2010 - 03:52
What kind of electronics can I use on an airplane?
[folks, we've been spammed - shuwang who started this thread embedded a spam link into his signature so I've deleted his post that started this and then just quoted his message...
Wednesday, 3 February 2010 - 09:50
New chips using AVR architecture
Seems there's a new chip company using the AVR architecture in their chips... http://www.systemsemi.com/m3000-...
Thursday, 31 January 2008 - 00:49
Some ISR tips from IAR
http://www.iar.com/index.php?sho... Whilst all tips may not be applicable to all compilers, it outlines the costs of calling routines from ISRs.
Thursday, 20 December 2007 - 23:27
[TUT] [SOFT] Writing reliable code
Today's tutorial is on writing reliable code. So what do we mean by reliable? Hopefully code that can be shown to perform as we expect and handle exceptional situations in a...
Monday, 22 October 2007 - 12:28
[TUT][SOFT] The traps when using interrupts
Intro Interrupts seem to have some confusion and ignorance associated with them. I hope to remove some of this and replace it with understanding so one can use interrupts with...
Thursday, 18 October 2007 - 13:54
HotWheels Radar Gun
I just pulled apart a HotWheels radar gun and what did I find? An ATMega88! For those who do not know what this toy is: http://www.hotwheels.com/coolstuff/radargun.aspx What does...
Sunday, 24 September 2006 - 09:58