Tools – The Device Firmware Update (DFU) Utility

Nearly every product requires a software update at some point or another. Whether it’s our cellphones, TV’s or even our refrigerators (yea I went there). Microcontroller based systems typically aren’t running a high-level operating system that allows files to be replaced. Instead, developers need a bootloader. Microcontroller vendors have been including firmware update capabilities inside … Continue reading Tools – The Device Firmware Update (DFU) Utility

Tips and Tricks – MicroPython

The C programming language has been the dominant language when developing software for a microcontroller. The language is well suited for the low-level hardware control that is necessary when developing an embedded system. There have been other programming languages such as C++ and Java that have found their niche within the industry but even when … Continue reading Tips and Tricks – MicroPython

Tools – STM32Cube

Embedded developers today work during exciting times!  There are a plethora of tools at our fingertips just waiting to make our jobs easier and STM32Cube does exactly that!  STM32Cube is a configuration tool suite provided by ST Microelectronics for its ARM series of Cortex-M processors.  The tool is designed to help developers decrease development effort, … Continue reading Tools – STM32Cube