ARM Cortex text book

The Definitive Guide to the ARM Cortex-M3
Joseph Yiu
This is one of a very small number of books about the relatively new ARM processor, the Cortex-M3. Now in a second edition, the book covers all the essential information required to get to grips with this elegant and powerful core and concentrates mostly on the core itself. While several manufacturers, such as ST, Luminary, Atmel and Philips among others, implement Cortex-M3 based processors, they differ in the range of peripherals connected to the core. At its heart, each uses the same logic, registers and instruction set to get the job done.


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APEC is coming

The annual APEC micromouse will soon be upon us. This year the contest will be held in Palm Springs, California at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Monday, February 22nd. APEC is the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition. It is held annually in the US in a different venue each year. I believe it tends to be in the warmer parts of the USA to provide a bit of winter relief…


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