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Subject: Real world Programming practice: setting up dev environment
From: Nathan Gray (
Date: 2003-11-10

Had an idea here.
Imagine a tutorial type thing for a new programmer, college student in CS.

*This would include a simplified wrap up of the dev documentation for
setting up a dev environment on 'doz or linux box.
*and provide a walk through for doing simple things like:
-getting code into personal cvs from the sourceforge files
-making the build work
-checking it on the simulator
-checking simple debug information in case it doesn't work
-taking a build and turning it into a ucl file for flashing
-making a simple .rock file like the hello world

as a means to accomplish the following for the programmer:
*show them what is possible outside of the simple projects given by
*provide non overwhelming entry to doing embedded coding

1) What're your thoughts?
2) Would this kind of endeavor be worthwhile for anyone?


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