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Re: Feb 19 - Day 2 - Selecting an 8-bit Microcontroller
BillGiovino   2/19/2013 3:17:25 PM
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Pascal: Strongly Typed language. Much more difficult to write incomprehensible code. C makes it easy to write incomprehensible gibberish.

Interesting.

I am currently getting a fractal diplay running on the STM32F4 discovery (Embest). The code for the original STM32F4 board (by ST (Keil?) I presume) is not well documented -- so much of it is incomprehensible. Getting it running takes guesswork as well as C knowledge.

It's harder to hide things in Pascal. It seems to require a more organized approach. It is not foregiving for bad programing -- which is good in my mind.


Well, for the past few years ST has been putting a lot of resources into the ST-Ericcson partnership. So there's been a cutback on R&D and support that is showing up in small ways.





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