CHAPTER 17

Getting Started with the Cortex-M3 Processor

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This chapter explains the use of a number of other factors that make one Cortex™-M3 product different from another. The Cortex-M3 design supplied by ARM contains a number of features that are configurable. To start using the Cortex-M3, a number of tools are needed. A compiler and/or assembler is a software to compile C or assembler application codes. Almost all C compiler suites come with an assembler. Many applications require an OS to handle multithreading and resource management. Many OSs are developed for the embedded market. The chapter differentiates between the earlier versions of Cortex-M3 products based on revision 0 of the Cortex-M3 processor; the ones based on ...

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