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Compilers course is starting on Coursera

March 13, 2014

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The 17th of March Coursera will open a new session of the Compilers course, offered by Stanford University and led by Professor Alex Aiken: Coursera – Compilers The Coursera courses belong to the category of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the sense that anyone can sign up, and everyone studies the same chapters in […]

Attending an on-line course on compilers

October 14, 2012

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I am currently attending an on-line class on compilers at Coursera, that I already mentioned in a previous blog post. The course (prepared and lead by Professor Alex Aiken) is very interesting, and mixes formal theory with practical applications. At the end the students will be able to code a complete compiler, and they will […]

A nasty string initialization bug in C

May 31, 2011

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Today I encountered a bug that was quite difficult to find regarding strings. In order for strings to work they must be null-terminated, and this implies that an array of characters can contain a string with a length equal to the array size minus one, because there must be space for the null character. I […]

Simplest bare metal program for ARM

February 14, 2010

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A simple example of bare metal programming for ARM926EJ-S core using the free open source Codesourcery toolchain based on GNU gcc.

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