Embedded software article: RTOS Revealed #30

My latest article on embedded.com has been published. This piece is the thirtieth installment of the RTOS Revealed series, which will continue to appear for the next few months. The series covers every aspect of real time operating systems.

In this article, I look at initialization and start-up in an RTOS in general and Nucleus SE in particular

Here are all the articles in the series:

Introducing RTOS Revealed
Program structure and real time
Tasks and scheduling
Tasks, the context switch and interrupts
Inter-task communication and synchronization
Other RTOS services
Nucleus SE – an introduction
Nucleus SE – internals and deployment
The scheduler – implementation
The scheduler – options and context save
Tasks – configuration and API introduction
Task utility services
Task data structures and unsupported API calls
Partition memory: introduction and basic services
Partition memory: utility services and data structures
Event flag groups: introduction and basic services
Event flag groups: utility services and data structures
Semaphores: introduction and basic services
Semaphores: utility services and data structures
Mailboxes: introduction and basic services
Mailboxes: utility services and data structures
Queues: introduction and basic services
Pipes: introduction and basic services
Pipes: utility services and data structures
System time
Application timers
Interrupts in Nucleus SE
Nucleus SE RTOS initialization and start-up

I hope that you find the series interesting and look forward to your input by comment or email or via social media.

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/embedded-software/2019/03/18/embedded-software-article-rtos-revealed-30/