31 Dec '11, 8pm

@SaMoRaAli Have I sent that to you before?

I have had my head stuck under automotive software systems for years with Proprietary RTOS’s. So I decided to look up and see what the fuss was about purchasing an RTOS. This presentation had advertisement written all over it. I feel there were a lot of misguiding statements about how many lines of code is needed to make an RTOS, what functionality is needed from an RTOS, and why roll your own. I would love to have that debate, but odds are it will occur the next time I meet one of those young engineers that are quick to learn an RTOS tool rather than learn to code properly. Don’t get me started on developing a proper CAN stack, Vector has cornered that market. I laugh when they tell me how much companies pay for one. One good note is that things have not changed much over the years. Finally, future embedded engineers should forgo an education and simple learn how to figur...

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