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JTAG connection with OpenOCD and FTDI cable

August 4, 2013

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I wanted to use the FTDI C232HM cable to create a JTAG connection with an electronic board mounting the STM32 microcontroller. In this post I give the details on how I managed to do it using OpenOCD.

Sticky Bits » Style vs. Substance in C programming

June 23, 2013

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Sticky Bits blog published an article on C style guides, and the importance of clarifying the real reasons behind these guidelines: Sticky Bits » Blog Archive » Style vs. Substance in C programming. The bottom line is that they (Feabhas) intend to develop a meta-guide that specifies how to write coding styles. They want a community-driven […]

ARM history from an OSS developer point of view

June 9, 2013

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Marcin Juszkiewicz is a developer involved in Ubuntu, ARM, Linaro and many embedded projects. Today he wrote an overview of ARM processors history that takes us back from the beginning of ARM up to recent cores. It’s a good and quick read that gives a complete perspective of the evolution of the processors: ARMology | […]

QEMU 1.5.0 released, a backward compatibility warning

May 21, 2013

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In my personal projects I used QEMU extensively to emulate ARM devices, these are some of my posts on the subject: Hello world for bare metal ARM using QEMU U-boot for ARM on QEMU Busybox for ARM on QEMU Booting Linux with U-Boot on QEMU ARM Linux NFS Root under QEMU ARM emulator Debugging ARM programs inside QEMU QEMU ARM semihosting Emulating […]

Debian News – 7.0 “Wheezy” released

May 5, 2013

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The new “stable” Debian distribution has been released; here the announcement: Debian — News — Debian 7.0 “Wheezy” released. This announcement is quite important for many reasons. One of them is that the Debian stable release cycle is slow: last version was released in 2011. There are many individuals and companies that decide to stick with […]

The development process of my Android app

March 26, 2013

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I received a request from one of my readers, who wanted details on the development process of my Fake Dawn app. I wrote them a response and the mail has become quite consistent, so I decided to post it also on my blog, because it is a nice summary of what was going on in my […]

Arduino street

February 10, 2013

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This weekend I attended the Historical Carnival of Ivrea. During our tour of the old city center, I stumbled upon this street with a familiar name… One of Arduino‘s founding fathers, Massimo Banzi, was a teacher in Ivrea, and chose a famous historical figure of the city as the name of their open source project.

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