5 Tips for Setting Realistic Project Expectations

Quite a few companies and teams that I encounter have an expectations problem. They have unrealistic expectations for the time and effort that it takes to develop an embedded system. On the spectrum between pessimistic and optimistic, they typically blow past optimistic into the fantasy land zone. The result is often debilitating, stressful, late and … Continue reading 5 Tips for Setting Realistic Project Expectations

5 Advantages of using Micro Python for Embedded Software

A few years ago, in December of 2013, Damien George successfully funded a Kickstarter project that launched Micro Python. Micro Python is a “lean and fast implementation of Python 3” designed to run on microcontrollers. In an article on EDN.com entitled “Real-time Software using Micro Python”, I discussed the background of the language and the … Continue reading 5 Advantages of using Micro Python for Embedded Software