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Re: Part III:†Getting Your System Up and Running
Ran   3/21/2012 2:48:38 PM

@Syakovac – The H/W and S/W teams can usually get started independently for the sake of project timing.  As such, there is usually an opportunity to get the H/W built in alpha form and out in the lab.  Of course the earlier boards have to be debugged anyway.  If it has a uP or uC, then debug code has to be written to check it out.  That's the time to write the test code for ALL the upcoming H/W + interface I/O.  Many times the best time to write such code is when the Gerber files have been sent to the board house and you're waiting on the board to come back.  Not until you have a built board can you work on it anyway.

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