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OFF-TOPIC: The history of today

OFF-TOPIC: The history of today

When I was at school [a long, long time ago!], I really could not see the use, or more specifically…

Video on break statements in C for embedded systems

Video on break statements in C for embedded systems

My latest video blog is now available. This time I am looking at the use of break statements and best…

OFF-TOPIC: How many words?

I am fascinated by language and communication. Because I am British – or, rather, English, to be precise – I…

Initializing structures in C

Initializing structures in C

I have been using C for over 30 years; using it, teaching it, writing about it, supporting users. Of course,…

OFF-TOPIC: The countdown to Phase 3

It was about 18 months ago that we decided on a schedule for retiring or, as I prefer to think…

Article about using malloc() in embedded applications

Article about using malloc() in embedded applications

My latest article on embedded.com has been published here. I am looking at why using dynamic memory in embedded applications…

OFF-TOPIC: End of an era

OFF-TOPIC: End of an era

In 1986, when I started my job at Microtec Research, I visited the United States for the first time. Specifically,…

Embedded World

Next week is Embedded World – the annual event when everybody involved with embedded system design descends on Nuremberg, Germany…

OFF-TOPIC: Lost and found

OFF-TOPIC: Lost and found

When I come into the house, I hang my keys on the hook. If I want my keys and they…