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Building Embedded Systems: Programmable Hardware by Changyi Gu

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© Changyi Gu 2016

Changyi Gu, Building Embedded Systems, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1919-5_7

7. Firmware Coding in the C++ and Script Languages

Changyi Gu

(1)San Diego, California, USA

There are only two kinds of languages: the ones people complain about and the ones nobody uses.

—Bjarne Stroustrup, the Father of the C++ Language

To continue where we left off, this chapter demonstrates how C++ can be applied to embedded systems. Script languages are also examined in this chapter.

Firmware Coding in C++

C++ is a powerful language, and it offers a lot of cool features to embedded system developers. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind before you jump onto the C++ wagon:

  • Unlike C, the standard of C++ keeps changing. Sometimes it is hard to ...

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