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The Axiom of Choice

Ricardo Anguiano, my friend and former colleague, recently expressed frustration over the fact that life wasn’t long enough to be good at everything. What sort of cruel universe would deny him the ability to play scratch golf, perform as a concert violinist, and serve on the City Council, all while excelling at his job?  1,346 more words

Codesourcery toolchains have new site at Mentor Graphics

This completely slipped under my radar: Mentor Graphics acquired CodeSourcery’s toolchain products some time ago. I found out when I got to their site and it redirected me to Mentor. 124 more words


Compile a native C Android application

Searching on the web you can find many ways of compiling Android native applications, I mean, the usual console application, daemon, C/C++ library, etc. you usually compile with no problem in your computer. 1,788 more words


Some experience with the Beagleboard xM (Part 2)

Hey there again!

This is the sequel to “Some experience with the Beagleboard xM (Part 1)“. Read this first!
Now I’ll describe you, how you can program your Beagelboard xM… 824 more words


Some experience with the Beagleboard xM (Part 1)

Hey there!

Some time ago I bought a “Beagleboard xM”.
It’s a small board with an ARM Cortex-A8 clocked with up to 1 GHz and 512 MB RAM. 359 more words


Inline assembly instructions in GCC

In embedded software programming there’s often the need to use assembly-level instructions to reach all the functionalities of the processing core. But when the developing is done almost exclusively in C, it is sometimes a burden, often an added complexity and possibly a nuisance to code separate assembly files containing the needed functions. 968 more words


Using Newlib in ARM bare metal programs

When dealing with embedded software, I often find useful to have the standard C functions we all learn during our first programming course: printf, … 1,581 more words