Cupertino, CA - April 30, 2001 -- The Chalkboard Network, a provider of online training courses, announced that Michael Barr, editor-in-chief of "Embedded Systems Programming" magazine and author of the best-selling book, "Programming Embedded Systems in C and C++," has joined the company's pool of expert instructors.
Barr will work with Chalkboard to develop a course focusing on writing embedded software. The course, entitled "The C Programmer's Guide to Embedded Systems," will introduce students to a variety of programming techniques and to new ways of using the C programming language. A goal of the course is to give students the skills to start their first embedded projects. Topics the course will cover include an introduction to embedded systems; compiling, linking and locating; downloading and debugging; the hardware-software interface; memory; real-time operating systems; and device drivers.
Michael Barr is a consultant, author, and speaker. He also is editor-in-chief of "Embedded Systems Programming" magazine and a lecturer in the University of Maryland's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Barr has developed software for a large variety of processors and real-time operating systems and specializes in writing embedded software and device drivers. His software helps run millions of embedded systems around the world.
For more information contact: Chalkboard Network