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These blog posts discuss the proper structure of embedded systems designs.

How to Choose a Real-Time Operating System

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In the market for a commercial RTOS? This article provides an overview of RTOSes and how you can select the best one for your project. It ends with a list of vendors and their products.

Introduction to Priority Inversion

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When tasks share resources, as they often do/must, strange things can and will happen. Priority inversions can be particularly difficult to anticipate. A basic understanding of the problem is key.

Introduction to Watchdog Timers

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For those embedded systems that can't be constantly watched by a human, watchdog timers may be the solution.

How to Preserve Non-Volatile Data Across Software Versions

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The format of non-volatile data may change with a new version of software. Carefully planning data layouts and using data version numbers can make these upgrades easier.

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