Embedded Systems Programming, April 1996


Vol. 9 No. 4, April 1996

Table of Contents

FEATURES

Flexibility by Design
by Glenn Chagnot

With careful design, an object-oriented software application can configure itself at run time to match the system's hardware resources. This article examines some advanced capabilities of C++ and a technique for using them.

Migration from Structured to OO Methodologies
by Sally Shlaer and Steve Mellor

What does object-oriented analysis and design imply, and what's involved in migrating from structured analysis and design? This article presents an OOA/D method and describes an incremental migration path.

Chasing Down Memory Bugs
by Bill Lamie

Are software memory bugs eating you alive? Are they finding you at your desk, desperately trying to flush them out before tomorrow's deadline? This article describes several techniques to find and kill these bugs before they get you.

COLUMNS + DEPARTMENTS

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Beware of the Internet
by Lindsey Vereen
While embedded systems developers may not have a lot of influence on the government's control of the Internet, they do have the opportunity to mitigate the public's fear of technology. In a sense, that's the job of embedded developers.

Parity Bit
Survival of the Biggest

Programmer's Toolbox
More on Averages
by Jack W. Crenshaw
I'll be tossing around formulas without telling you their origins. Trust me on this–they really do work as advertised.

Special Report
Selecting a Real-Time Operating System
by Ronald G. Landman

Embedded Gallery

Embedded Marketplace

Advertiser Index

Break Points
Built-In Diagnostics
by Jack G. Ganssle
You can buy, borrow, or steal a monitor from numerous sources–the costs approach zero.

State of the Art
Dumb on Arrival
by P.J. Plauger
The folks who used to zing IBM on a regular basis have segued smoothly to the latest set of targets.

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