Resources for Embedded Systems Workers
Remember - "resources" are on this Web site and "links" take you somewhere else.
- Dhrystone performance benchmark adapted for MCUs with as little as 2 Kbytes of RAM.
Links for Embedded Systems Workers
Atmel AVR series MCUs
- Atmel Web site
- AVRFreaks - forums, tools, academy, more.
- AVRFreaks Wiki - community maintained AVR documentation.
- AVR-Chat Yahoo! discussion group.
- OpenAVR - information about open-source tools for AVR.
- BDMICRO - controller boards/modules based on the ATmega128.
- CrossWorks for AVR - Professional tools for ATmega MCUs (IDE, compiler, debugger, etc.)
- Micro-IDE - free C compiler for ATmega32/128 targets with 2x16 LCD and floating-point chip.
- WinAVR™ - an open source tool set for the Windows® host platform.
Projects, Kits and Ideas using Atmel AVR MCUs
- AVR Oscilloscope Clock - display a circular clock face and more on your X/Y-capable oscilloscope
- (See also AVR Butterfly projects, below)
The Atmel AVR Butterfly (as used in the Butterfly Carrier)
- The AVR Butterfly on the Wikipedia.
- Smiley Micros has a book of projects for the AVR Butterfly and you can buy your Butterfly Carrier there too.
- AVR Butterfly Primer, on dwelch.com.
- AVR-Projects, by Martin Thomas, including a port of the Atmel application to AVR-GCC.
- Atmel AVR Butterfly Mini-FAQ for Linux, by Tobias Jahn (also in German).
- Making the Butterfly Beep (building the Ulitmate Morse Keyer from an AVR Butterfly) by Ulrich H. Steinberg, DJ8GO (read this if you're a ham radio operator and you'll understand - I don't!)