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Interrupt Handlers and Tasks in REXIS

REXIS is both ImageCraft’s RTOS and a component of the JumpStart IoT Connectivity Suite. It’s easy to use and also supports multiple APIs for IPC (Inter-Process Communication). In this post, we aim to show how easy it is to write … Continue reading

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JumpStart C++ for Cortex Semihosting

JumpStart C++ for Cortex’s built-in debugger now supports semihosting. Your firmware can now use printf calls for diagnostic output without tying up a serial port.

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Firmware Security

Most modern MCU have some kind of readout protection of the flash. Unfortunately, there’s only the minimal level of protection of your firmware IP. The TL;DR version is that serious crackers can etch the physical shielding off, and then read … Continue reading

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Embedd.com Reviews Our Book “C for Everyone”

Check it out! https://www.embedded.com/electronics-blogs/break-points/4442163/C-For-Everyone

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JumpStart C++ for Cortex 9.05.00 Released

We now support semihosting! http://imagecraft.com/download/demo-softwaredirect download link: https://imagecraft.com/pub/iccv9cortex_demo.exe 9.05.00 2018/10/04– IDE and JDB DebuggerAdded Semihosting support. This redirects printf calls when the program is under debugger control to the ADT’s semihosting output window. See help file for detail.– IDEEnabled support … Continue reading

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Repost of “Embedded Market Survey on RTOS Uses”

The following was written in April 2018 at the “other” blog platform. This has some relevance as we will be officially releasing “JumpStart IoT” which includes REIXS, our preemptive multi-priority RTOS. _______________________________________________________________________ If one examines the 2017 Embedded Market Study … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

A few years ago, we updated our website https://imagecraft.com with a modern CMS based system. It’s been working great, allowing us to add new products and other content easily. At the same time, we also tried different blogging and user … Continue reading

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Little Things That Make A Big Difference

By embracing GCC in JumpStart C++ for Cortex, we have gained access to all the open source stacks such as TCP/IP, USB etc. that are incredibly valuable to customers writing complex firmware. On the other hand, we have lost something … Continue reading

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New ImageCraft Blog, Same As The Old ImageCraft Blog

Welcome (back) to the new ImageCraft blog. In 2014/2015, we did a major site redesign using modern CMS technology. Along with it, we switched to a couple different blogging platforms. However, after a few years, our conclusion is that nothing … Continue reading

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FreeRTOS, __inline now supported in our Cortex compiler

Our Cortex compiler now supports __inline keyword, CMSIS V3 and now includes a port of FreeRTOS for the STM32. Check out our fully functional 45 day demo.

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