Tips and Tricks – Creating Successful Firmware Resolutions for 2015

Early next year I will be posting a blog on EDN about new years resolution for the software development cycle.  The start of the new year provides an excellent opportunity to plan out improvements on how we will grow and become better programmers (and individuals) over the course of the next twelve months.  Unfortunately this … Continue reading Tips and Tricks – Creating Successful Firmware Resolutions for 2015

Device Drivers Whitepaper

As the new year approaches thoughts will begin to drift to resolutions and actions that can be taken to improve ourselves in the new year.  These resolutions often reflect physical or spiritual changes that we would like to see and rarely do they include improvements to are working capabilities.  For this reason I thought it … Continue reading Device Drivers Whitepaper

CEC Introduction to Embedded Software Architecture Materials

Jacob Beningo’s “Introduction to Embedded Software Architecture and Design” CEC Design News course materials can downloaded by clicking the download image.  Included in these materials is the following: C Code Templates for Doxygen including a main page Edraw Software Architecture Template file and pdf Miscellaneous papers on Embedded Software Architecture Click the image below to … Continue reading CEC Introduction to Embedded Software Architecture Materials

Tools – Beyond Compare

One of the oldest problems in software development is keeping track of and understanding what changed between different versions of software.  Many modern code repository clients such as TortoiseSVN or ToroiseGit come with the capability to perform a file comparison between the current code and that stored in the repository.  While this is an extremely … Continue reading Tools – Beyond Compare

An Engineering Resume Template

Getting a resume organized, looking nice and with all of the relevant information necessary to make you shine is a difficult endeavor.  That is why Jacob Beningo has created the following Engineering Resume Template!  Use this template along with the tips from “10 Tips for a Successful Engineering Resume” located here to create a powerful … Continue reading An Engineering Resume Template

Embedded Basics – Understanding the Software Design Cycle

It is commonly thought that a developer needs to understand the language that they program in, the microcontroller and toolchain they develop with but this is a narrow focus of just the implementation phase of a project. In order to truly implement embedded software properly, an entire understanding of the software design cycle is required … Continue reading Embedded Basics – Understanding the Software Design Cycle