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New website for Embunit www.embunit.com

The new website is up and running with features, file downloads, online purchase, support and maintenance details, etc.

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Embunit is here!

Version 1.0.0 of Embunit is now available for download.

The download is 48MB, most of which is the .NET 4.0 Client Profile. If you don’t want to download the whole thing straightaway, have a look at the User Guide to get a feel for what it can do.

The download includes a 30 day evaluation …

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Coming soon – Embunit

The first version of the unit testing tool is complete. I am just sorting out the final details like the installer, license keys, web site, example projects etc.

The name of the product is Embunit and it runs on .NET 4.0, which means if you are running Windows XP you need SP3. If this proves …

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Embedded C++ Compiler Limitations

These days there are many C++ compilers available for developing embedded software.  However, they often provide a restricted set of language features, or have the facility to switch-off certain features. Some examples are given below, and from these it seems the feature most likely to be omitted is exception handling.

ARM

ARM’s C++ compiler has …

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Finding a small office

When it comes to finding a small office, your options are limited. There is plenty of office space out there but it’s mostly large suites covering thousands of square feet. The alternatives are usually small high street shops or serviced offices.

The former usually come with what is known as a “full repairing and insuring lease”, …

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