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Starting Embedded Linux Development on an ARM Architecture

Developing Applications Using the ARM DS-5 Toolset

This book provides a unified, coordinated path for embedded developers starting out in embedded Linux programming. It takes a tutorial-style approach, and is unique in using the DS-5 Integrated Development Environment (IDE), matched with ARM’s architecture, to create a complete guide from installation to developing simple applications. Through clear, concise and accessible explanation and examples, this book kick starts embedded Linux development in the most practical way possible.

With this book you will learn:

• What embedded Linux can do for you, and how to achieve particular development goals

• How to set up and install the development environment

• The very basics of embedded Linux, starting with toggling I/O pins

• How to use the Linux command line to perform basic tasks

• How to debug code


• Profiling and performance tuning

• How to use TCP/IP and USB interfaces in Linux.


Engineers and software developers involved in embedded computing development; Linux programmers; electrical and computer engineering students

Paperback, 384 Pages

Published: February 2015

Imprint: Newnes

ISBN: 978-0-08-098236-6


  • An Introduction to Linux and DS-5; First Steps with DS-5; Target Hardware; Hello GPIO; Introduction to the Linux Command Line; USB and Serial Device Drivers in Linux; Processes and Interprocess Communications; Profiling and Performance Tuning; Sockets and TCP/IP; Other Toolchains and Open Source Environments; Where Do I Go From Here?


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