PICmicro(TM) 8-bit RISC-based microcontrollers are for high-volume embedded control applications in the automotive, office automation, communications, and industrial markets. Embedded Control Handbook is a reference tool for engineers using the PICmicro, secure data products, and serial EEPROMs. Handbook provides current application notes, technical briefs, and reference designs.
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Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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