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Re: Part V: Tricks With PIC: Using the Trusty PIC Microcontroller
Jon Titus   1/20/2012 3:15:55 PM
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Q:  @Jon knowing the assembly language of an MCU is just for curiosity or is it useful?

 

A:  I learned FORTRAN II on an IBM mainframe and then assembly language on a minicomputer.  The assembly-language experience helped me better analyse what I wanted to do and it put me in complete control of the processor.  I liked it and found the education helpful.  Now, though, I'd rather use a high-level language such as C or even BASIC.  I guessw it depends on how much you want to know about how the MCUs work down at the chip.



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