An Embedded Software Primer 1999 Edition by David E Simon

An Embedded Software Primer is a clearly written, insightful manual for engineers interested in writing embedded-system software. The example-driven approach puts you on a fast track to understanding embedded-system programming and applying what you learn to your projects. This book will give you the necessary foundation to work confidently in this field.

Building on a basic knowledge of computer programming concepts, this book will help you to:

  • Learn core principles and advanced techniques of embedded-system software.
  • Find out what a real-time operating system (RTOS) does and how to use one effectively.
  • Experiment with sample code and the µC/OS RTOS version 1.11.
  • Apply what you learn, no matter which microprocessor or RTOS you use.
  • After reading this book, you will be able to tackle the challenges of embedded system programming and quickly reap the benefits of your new skills.

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Bibliographic Information


An Embedded Software Primer


David E. Simon


1999 Edition


Addison-Wesley Professional Edition (August 15, 1999)


424 pages


ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 020161569X

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0201615692