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Re: Feb 22 - Day 5 - Microcontrollers & System Considerations
BillGiovino   2/22/2013 3:24:09 PM
if you are trying to teach the level of the controller down to the hardware interface level, the assembly is a must.  Its the best way to show the data pathways, and how the internals of the part truly operate.  If you are approaching the microcontroler as a "black box", then it is not required.  In those cases, assembly would only be needed when requiring some special optimization.  At least that has been my experience so far

Very true, especially if you want to optimze your code. Even more important when you are running out of memory - write your own assembly optimized language routines

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