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How to become an Embedded Software Engineer?

When I started out with a goal to become an embedded developer, I had no clue where to even begin as embedded systems cover a wide variety of fields including electronics, software engineering, microcontroller programming, PCB design, networking, chip design, etc., Due to a big knowledge base needed, entering this particular engineering field can seem …

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How to read microcontroller datasheets? 5 tips for Beginners!

If you are a beginner, the first time you download the datasheet of the microcontroller you are using, you will be given a 1000 to 2000 page document, which will make you feel uncomfortable, to say the least. I have been through the same experience and in this post, I am going to help you …

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University or Online Education, Which is the Best?

The world is changing, more and more educational sources are coming up online, but will that make universities obsolete in the future? What are the pros and cons of taking a university Education as compared to Online Education? Should you quit your high tuition university or is the degree from universities still valuable? Where is …

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CompTIA Network+ Test Format, Tips & Passing Score

While I was preparing for my CompTIA Network+ certification, I found myself googling for reliable information about the exam, in terms of how many questions will be there, what will be the type of questions asked, what will be the grading system and passing score but I was unable to find this info. I just …

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Microcontroller Timers, Their Types and Applications

Timers play an important role in embedded systems, their duty, of course, is to maintain timing for operations, be it controlling the blinking rate of the LEDs or controlling the sampling rate of the ADCs, or a simple delay on the source code.  Beginners to this field tend to have some trouble understanding the basics …

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What Does an Embedded Hardware Engineers do? Explained!

As a person working in embedded industry, a typical question that I come across frequently from people outside the industry is what do embedded hardware engineers do. So I have written this post to address that question. What do Embedded Hardware engineers do? The main duties of embedded hardware engineers include selection of components, designing …

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