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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.
Columns

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.

Departments

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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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