Jacob Beningo is an embedded software consultant, advisor and educator who currently works with clients in more than a dozen countries to dramatically transform their software, systems and processes. Feel free to contact him at or at his website


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    • Thanks for the comment. I also highly suspect that the code just polls instead of being event driven. I'm planning to do some follow-ups that will dig deeper into the code and hopefully provide developers with some more insights into how the application behaves and what changes might be warranted for a production intent system. Thanks for the insights!