Hi, I'm a Outsource Engineer with all kinds of interests. Amongst the many topics I enjoy discussing, some of my favorites include issues relating to plastics, part design, materials, going green (polymerically speaking), molding and processing, Outsourcing (esp. to China), and great ideas regarding world peace.
I've got 20 years experience in plastic injection tooling design, molding and processing, plastic product design, Outsourcing to China.
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Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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