Embedded Basics

- June 14, 2012

Embedded Basics examines the boundaries of hardware and software by exploring the inner workings of microcontrollers and the embedded software techniques that power them. 


7 lessons for embedded developers from ESC Boston 2015

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Back from ESC Boston, Jacob reflects on seven key lessons gleaned from the conference. Read More...

7 takeaways on embedded security

  • 05.07.2015

Jacob reveals some lessons learned from attending the reverse-engineering security session at ESC Boston.Read More...

7 steps to reusable debounce (and other) code

  • 04.30.2015

All pushbuttons need debouncing, and Jacob tells us how to construct a reusable algorithm for doing so.Read More...


7 tips for designing a robust Bootloader

  • 04.23.2015

Today's embedded systems often need field updates. A properly-designed bootloader is the answer. Read More...

Confessions of a low power addict

  • 04.17.2015

Figuring out how to triple battery life using only software changes can get you hooked on low-power design techniques.Read More...


10 Questions to ask during code reviews

  • 04.10.2015

Large companies and small all seem to run into the same problems in code development. These questions to ask during code review can help catch a lot of problems.Read More...


Don't give in to the quality, speed, cost tradeoff

  • 03.25.2015

Traditional wisdom says pick two, but you can have all three.Read More...


7 Silent Project Killers

  • 03.18.2015

Is your project doomed? Here are 7 warning signs of potential disaster.Read More...


10 tips for commenting C code

  • 03.13.2015

Commenting your code can be a chore but it can pay off handsomely. Here are some tips on how to make commenting C easier and more effective.Read More...


7 tips for creating a reliable embedded system

  • 02.24.2015

Creating robust embedded system software can be challenging. Here are some tips to help.Read More...


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