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September 25, 2014

Clock Edge Detection...In Excel

Faced with a half-million lines of output from an oscilloscope, I turned to a spreadsheet

September 22, 2014

Going Android Native

I often get asked to write something lean to go into an Android app.

September 18, 2014

At Your (Android) Service

To the user, the alien program just happens to contain a screen that looks just like yours.




Embedded Systems

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The Internet of Overhyped Things

Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. But, in fact, it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.

Nvidia Jetson TK1 Reviewed

Ready to move up from BeagleBoards and Raspberry Pi? Nvidia's Tegra-based Jetson board provides a Cortex A15 CPU, a 192-core Nvidia GPU, scads or RAM, plenty of ports and lots of compute power. A few omissions and a couple of early-release glitches mar an otherwise very attractive board.

Developer Reading List

The best summer reads.

The Best of the First Half

The most popular articles of the first half of the year, sprinkled with a few pieces carefully chosen by the editors.

Swift, Objectively

Apple's new language, Swift, will be welcome primarily as an antidote to working in Objective-C.

Embedded Systems News RSS

MapR Hadoop Now More Operational

Apache Drill, Apache Spark, Apache HBase, and YARN upgrades available

Can Robots See Like Humans?

Deep Belief On Raspberry Pi shows cheap devices can perform sophisticated computer vision

TIBCO Jaspersoft Ups Developer Play With Visualize.js

When applications need advanced embedded visualizations and reports

Oracle Java 8 Launched with Lambda Expressions for Parallelism

The new Java positioned for convergence across the stack and for parallelism

More Maps For All With Google Maps Embed API

Google Maps Embed API is free and more sophisticated

Rogue Wave Tackles Software Risk Mitigation

Analysis toolchain for deep software risk assessment and mitigation

Intel at Mobile World Congress

New 64-bit mobile processors and dev tools introduced.

Sierra Wireless Legato For Embedded Linux

Embedded platform for M2M developers with pre-integrated and validated components

Splunk Orbits Eclipse And Bites Python

Splunk plug-in for Eclipse and update to the Splunk SDK for Python

Debug Tool For Windows Embedded Compact 2013 



Windows Embedded Compact, a streamlined and componentized device RTOS

Events of Interest

October 1-3. Santa Clara, CA. Software Developer's Workshop at ARM TechCon (Dr. Dobb's bloggers Al Williams and Eric Bruno will be presenting.)

October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit

October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp

October 14-17. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Black Hat Europe 2014

October 17-18. Austin, TX. CITCON (Continuous Integration and Testing Conference)

October 19-21. Shanghai, China. GDC China 2014

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

October 27-28. Burlingame, CA. GGDevCon (Google Glass App Development)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 5-7. Berlin, Germany. GOTO Berlin International Software Development Conference

November 17-19. San Diego, CA. RubyConf

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

November 18-21. San Francisco, CA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015


Videos of Past Events

September 2013. JavaOne

September 2013. SpringOne 2GX

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference

May 2013. Google I/O

March 2013. GPU Technology Conference

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

September 2012. Intel Developer Forum

August 2012. VMWorld

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit



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