Many happy returns

It is widely recognized that a very high priority for software developers is writing clear,…

Really well-tested software

Everybody writing software wants it to perform according to its specification and to be reliable….

Instruction set simulation

I enjoy hearing about other people‚Äôs lives and, hence, often read biographies. Just lately I…

Why not use bit fields for device registers?

A topic that I have touched upon before [here and here] is bit fields in…

3 more embedded software tips

In my occasional series of tips for embedded software development, I have three more. This…

Programming language extensions

Embedded systems code is mostly written in C and C++. Other languages are gaining popularity,…

Does anyone write assembly language?

The simple answer to my question is: yes, of course. There are things that can…

Video about endianness in embedded systems

My latest video blog is now available. This time I am looking at endianness in…

Mixing C and C++ in an embedded application

C is the most widely used programming language for embedded applications. For many years, a…