I've used Arduino to do quick turn proof of concepts. I don't use it for production. One reason is that the open source nature requires that your code be open source! Which is a scary concept to any business!
yes so function calls add a little bit of overhead. The nice thing is that our processors are becoming very fast and efficient so the overhead is negligable in most applications you can always inline (C99) which will remove the overhead but increase flash usage
The code in your example looks very similar to terminology (e.g., TRIS) that I see in Microchip's PIC microcontrollers that I have been learning. Are you using the PIC in these examples or is that common terminology throughout the microcontroller world?
Prevent constraining yourself on variable names by enabling you to name variables that have the same function in different models with the same name, keeping functionality clear (as long as developers understand how to resolve scope when coding and debugging)
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