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Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications
 
 

Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications, 3rd Edition

 
Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications, 3rd Edition,Doug Abbott,ISBN9780124159969
 
 
 

  

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Get hands-on experience of embedded Linux, including Android application development, with this essential update

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Key Features

  • Provides a hands-on introduction for engineers and software developers who need to get up to speed quickly on embedded Linux, its operation and its capabilities - including Android
  • Updated and changed accompanying tools, with a focus on the author’s specially-developed Embedded Linux Learning Kit

Description

This new edition of Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications provides a practical introduction to the basics and the latest developments in this rapidly evolving technology. Ideal for those new to using Linux in an embedded environment, it takes a hands-on approach and covers key concepts plus specific applications.

Key features include:

  • Substantially updated to focus on a specific ARM-based single board computer (SBC) as a target for embedded application programming
  • Includes an introduction to Android programming

With this book you will learn:

  • The basics of Open Source, Linux and the embedded space
  • How to set up a simple system and tool chain
  • How to use simulation for initial application testing
  • Network, graphics and Android programming
  • How to use some of the many Linux components and tools
  • How to configure and build the Linux kernel, BusyBox and U-Boot bootloader

Readership

Engineers and software developers involved in embedded computing development; Linux programmers; electrical and computer engineering students

Doug Abbott

Doug Abbott is a consultant with over thirty years’ experience, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Doug is also a popular instructor and seminar leader, who teaches classes in PC technology and real-time programming for University of California Berkeley Extension. He has taught the techniques of real-time programming and multi-tasking operating systems to hundreds of professional engineers. Doug Abbott is the principal of Intellimetrix, a consulting firm in Silver City, NM, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Among his past and pre-sent clients are Agilent Technologies, Tektronix, Sandia National Laboratory and numerous smaller high-tech com-panies in Silicon Valley. Mr. Abbott has over thirty years experience in various aspects of computer hardware and software design and has been an independent consultant for the past fifteen years. Prior to founding Intellimetrix, he managed software de-velopment for DSP Technology, Inc, a leading supplier of high-speed instrumentation. Doug is also a popular instructor and seminar leader, who teaches classes in PC technology and real-time program-ming for University of California Berkeley Extension. He has taught the techniques of real-time programming and multi-tasking operating systems to hundreds of professional engineers. These classes can also be customized and made available for on-site presentation. Mr. Abbott received an MSEE degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Intellimetrix, Inc., Silver City, NM, USA President, Intellimetrix, Inc., Silver City, NM, USA

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Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications, 3rd Edition

Preface

Chapter 1: The Embedded and Real-Time Space

Chapter 2: Installing Linux

Chapter 3: Introducing Linux

Chapter 4: The Host Development Environment

Chapter 5: The Hardware

Chapter 6: Eclipse Integrated Development Environment

Chapter 7: Accessing Hardware from User Space

Chapter 8: Debugging Embedded Software

Chapter 9: Posix Threads

Chapter 10: Embedded Networking

Chapter 11: Configuring and Building the Kernel

Chapter 12: Kernel Modules and Device Drivers

Chapter 13: BusyBox and Linux Initialization

Chapter 14: U-Boot Boot Loader and Getting Ready to Ship

Chapter 15: Source Code Control-GIT

Chapter 16: Build Tools

Appendix A: U-Boot Commands

Appendix B: Why Software Should Not Have Owners

Index

 
 
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