Embedded Systems Design, January 2009 - Embedded.com

Embedded Systems Design, January 2009

January 2009 ESD

VOL. 22 NO. 1
January 2009
Table of Contents

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Cover Story

Mechanical vs. digital: a GUI isn't always the answer
by Niall Murphy
User interface design is not always an either/or decision.

MCU debug on a pin count budget
by Craig Greenberg
Making JTAG work on low-pin-count 8/16-bit microcontrollers required some inventiveness and delicate timing. Here's how it was done.

Turbo encoders boost efficiency of femtocells' DSPs
by Hazarathaiah Malepati and Yosi Stein
With an efficient turbo-encoder algorithm, a multichannel 14.4 Mbps femtocell base station can be done on a single digital signal processor.

Programming Pointers
Allocating arrays

by Dan Saks
The distinction between allocating arrays and allocating raw storage is useful and worth preserving whether you program in C or C++.

Break Points
Skip bugging to speed delivery

by Jack Ganssle
Inspecting code is an important group exercise that's painless if you follow etiquette and stay within its narrow scope.


The Ace Awards are going green

by Richard Nass
We've added a few new categories to the industry's most prestigious awards.

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