I had been meaning to get into some embedded development for a little while now, as I am slowly getting bored of PHP / web development and thought it would be nice to broaden my horizons a little. I failed Computer Systems Engineering back at uni (but repeated it and passed the second time around) simply because I hated assembler – I didn’t see the point of having to worry about which accumulator has been primed, or moving values left right and centre, and I much preferred C++ as I focused more on the task at hand, and not trying to show the computer what to do with values and memory.
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