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by David_H
Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: ARM Assembly / Operating System
Replies: 48
Views: 19237

Re: ARM Assembly / Operating System

<t>andyl: "I would also say that there are loads of professional programmers in the UK without degrees" and loads of highly-paid electronic engineers such as myself. In my experience, what determines your interview success is your work/task experience.... and attitude. Employers like you to be able ...
by David_H
Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: ARM Assembly / Operating System
Replies: 48
Views: 19237

Re: ARM Assembly / Operating System

<t>"For a starter developing an OS, you might want to start small. The Broadcom SoC is fairly complex. Might I suggest starting with a fairly simple 8-bit MCU, just enough to get you started with the basics of OS development" This is very true and a very good point.... but, of course, some folk may ...
by David_H
Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: ARM Assembly / Operating System
Replies: 48
Views: 19237

Re: ARM Assembly / Operating System

<t>Carl: "What's especially beautiful about it is that you can implement your own Forth system by hand very quickly in assembler.  Once you have it running you can extend it interactively...."<br/> <br/> This is true and is a big attraction (for me) with the RPI for that reason.... Just learn how to...
by David_H
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: ARM Assembly / Operating System
Replies: 48
Views: 19237

Re: ARM Assembly / Operating System

"the problem here is that no one has made an OS [....] gather round and i will teach you…"

I think you are being rather presumptuous (on a number of fronts)…. so "thanks, but no thanks…" and please mind your head on the way out…. lol
by David_H
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: ARM Assembly / Operating System
Replies: 48
Views: 19237

Re: ARM Assembly / Operating System

<t>"If you look at the gpio pinout, you'll notice RX and TX.  That's a UART, and it's the usual way of talking to embedded systems…."<br/> <br/> And that is all you need to get a Forth up, too… which is why I put it forward as a suggestion…. Forth also contains enough of an operating system to do lo...
by David_H
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: ARM Assembly / Operating System
Replies: 48
Views: 19237

Re: ARM Assembly / Operating System

<r>goakley said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I was thinking of developing an operating system from scratch for the Raspberry Pi for educational purposes.  However, I have never worked with the ARM architecture before.  Can anyone point me to some development tools to help me get started?  Google is being unhe...

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