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October 20, 2014

Dead Beef and DFU

Every time LabTool starts, it waits for the host computer to send it the firmware to execute.

October 13, 2014

Embedded Memory Allocation

Possibly the worst sin of calling malloc is that it might take a very long time to complete.

September 25, 2014

Clock Edge Detection...In Excel

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




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

CodeBunk Compiler/Interpreter Speaks Many Languages

A real-time collaborative editor with compile/run functionality

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

Events of Interest

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

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

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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