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Embedded C programming

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Angy

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If anyone has easy to understand source of info on embedded c,Please post it on this thread.
Thanks a lot!
 
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Angy

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Can anyone tell me what this means in a c program?
unsigned int *ADCmemory=(unsigned int *)0x3200
 

DSGarcia

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Can anyone tell me what this means in a c program?
unsigned int *ADCmemory=(unsigned int *)0x3200
ADCmemory will hold an address pointing to an unsigned integer and the address of that unsigned integer is 0x3200.
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Angy

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Hello,
can someone tell me what this ' -> ' means in C?
Atimer = brushfan -> statefantimeout;
Thanks.
 

3v0

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I do not care for C++ but ...

the -> operator lets you get from an object pointer to a real object or a an attribute of the real object.

Look at the definitions for Atimer and brushfan and you should find statefantimeout.

Anyone who can do better please speak up.

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Mr RB

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Pretty much right.

I might hate C++ more than you 3v0... Especially in embedded apps. Statefantimeout is just a variable that is the property of brushfan.

It's exactly the same as;
Atimer = statefantimeout;

But longer, uglier, more typing, more to go wrong and probably slower and worse to compile to assembler for the micro to use.

Down with C++! C-- rules. ;)
 

3v0

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I should clarify

Object oriented programming can be a very good thing in a large application. The kind that will not fit on most micros.

C++ is a good example of how not to implement a OO language.

Given a choice I will use C#. Do not carp about it being MS as there is good support for the open source version mono. You can even use visual studio on vista to debug a C# program running under linux.

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colin mac

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The arrow operator is used in C. It's how you dereference a pointer to a struct or union and access its members.

Atimer = brushfan -> statefantimeout;

is the more readable way of writing

Atimer = (*brushfan).statefantimeout.
 
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