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Introduction to Embedded Systems Software and Development Environments

University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera


Welcome to the Introduction to Embedded Systems Software and Development Environments. This course is focused on giving you real world coding experience and hands on project work with ARM based Microcontrollers. You will learn how to implement software configuration management and develop embedded software applications. Course assignments include creating a build system using the GNU Toolchain GCC, using Git version control, and developing software in Linux on a Virtual Machine. The course concludes with a project where you will create your own build system and firmware that can manipulate memory.

The second course in this 2 course series , Embedded Software and Hardware Architecture, will use hardware tools to program and debug microcontrollers with bare-metal firmware. Using a Texas Instruments MSP432 Development Kit, you will configure a variety of peripherals, write numerous programs, and see your work execute on your own embedded platform!

Taught by

Alex Fosdick

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  • Walid Osama completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    The course covers some essential informations about microcontrollers and toolchain to produce executables , also makes you use git and github which is good skill.
    It introduces you to make tool ,which automates the compilation process ,very useful tool.
    And makes you work on ubuntu os which is good to get out of your comfort zone if you don't use it.
    This course was not mt first in embedded systems but i learned alot ,so you will probably find it useful

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