VOL. 21 NO. 1
Table of Contents
The art of FPGA construction
by Gina R. Smith
Working with FPGAs isn't intimidating when you know the basic techniques and options.
Is symmetric multiprocessing for you?
by David N. Kleidermacher
Multicore architectures can provide the performance boost you’re looking for, but the software is certainly more complicated.
Debugging embedded C
by Robin Knoke
Has debugging embedded C changed in 20 years? You betcha. But the process will never change: stabilize, isolate, correct, and retest. Here’s an article from the 1988 premiere issue of Embedded Systems Programming , with some comments from the author, Robin Knoke.
Storage class specifiers and storage duration
by Dan Saks
Storage class specifiers don't specify scope but combine with scope to determine storage duration. Here's the second part in a series on scope, storage allocation, and linkage.
Twenty years on
by Jack G. Ganssle
Twenty years is a long time in human terms and even longer in the microprocessor industry. Here's a look at what's transpired.
Acquisitions to enhance coverage
by Richard Nass
Acquisitions will bring more tear downs and insight into semiconductors.