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What is the difference between programming for microcontrollers and programming for embedded systems? [closed]

What is the difference precisely between an Embedded System (like Tegra, Raspberry or similar) and a Microcontroller? I understand there is a difference but I'm finding it difficult to understand. ...
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How to use an interrupt on Cortex - M3 [migrated]

I am trying to set up the chip so it will detect a rising edge on a pin then start outputting a square wave on the next pin over after that. I have the interrupt turned on but I don't know how to say ...
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What are offsets in Assembly and how do I use them? [migrated]

In the code below, the person points a register at an address, I get that. Why is it that later on he didn't just load R3 into R1, why did it have to be offset by 0x14? How did R1 move in a few ...
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Emulating communication between Android and microcontroller using threads or services or… other?

I am not sure what is the best way for the tasks below: threads, AsyncTasks, Loopers, services? Why? Are there other candidates? I need threads/Tasks/Services/other for: Plotting data, (refreshing ...
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unit testing on ARM

We are developing application level code that runs on an ARM processor. The BSP (low level code) is being delivered by a 3d party so our code sits just on top of this abstraction layer (code is ...
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Cross Compile Arm Program to Intel

I have searched around for a way to run a program meant for ARM processors on an Intel computer, but I can only find ways to do the reverse, to compile Intel programs for ARM. Are there any ...
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What is a good way to learn about multicore programming at the kernel level in Linux?

I am interested in multicore programming at the kernel level. I expect this affects many areas and is probably different for each architecture. What are some must read sections of the kernel? If I ...
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0.00006103515625 GB of RAM. Is .NET MicroFramework part of Windows CE?

The .NET MicroFramework claims to work on 64K RAM and has list of compatible targets vendors. At the same time, same vendors who ship hardware and create Board Support Packages (vendors like Adeneo) ...
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Minimal linux distro for compiling arm binaries

I have this setup: A windows/x86 development box and a PandaBoard ES for testing with a linux on it. I would like to ask you for recommending a linux distribution that I would run in Hyper-V on my ...