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QNX Network Driver Development

2019-11-21T15:59:48+00:00November 21, 2019|Blog|

Network driver development is hard Writing network drivers is a tricky business as anyone who has ever tried it will tell you. Or you are talking to Bill Joy.  My experience has been on a various RTOSes but mostly on VxWorks. Recently, I wrote a network driver for a new gigabit Ethernet controller for QNX

VxWorks 7 VxBus device-specific parameters

2019-10-06T20:08:50+00:00October 1, 2019|Blog|

Using VxWorks 7 VxBus device-specific parameters Add flexibility to your driver configuration using device-specific parameters. A couple of years ago we developed a VxWorks 7 BSP for the Renesas R-Car H3 SIP evaluation board. This included developing drivers for the main SoC interfaces: serial, Ethernet, MMC, I2C, GPIO and PCI Express.  I wrote the PCI

Security Issues with the IoT

2018-07-02T10:41:12+00:00June 7, 2016|Blog|

The ability to connect, communicate with, and remotely manage immense numbers of networked, automated devices via the internet has now permeated all areas of our lives. However, against a wider backdrop of increasing cyber fraud and online crime, our growing reliance on interconnected devices is raising serious concerns about security.

Why is so much Embedded Code Unreadable?

2018-07-02T10:41:55+00:00February 20, 2015|Blog|

The importance of readability is not just about aesthetics and beautiful code – although that plays a part – but it relates directly to the overall lifecycle cost of software.

Is Embedded System Design a Valued Profession?

2018-07-02T10:43:58+00:00January 21, 2015|Blog|

We're optimistic about the future of embedded design as a profession. As better tools become available, the demands on embedded system designers are growing equally as fast, or even faster.

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