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Guide to ARMLinux for Developers (PDF file 1.3MB, 2nd Edn, sent by email)


The is the prerelease version of the 2nd edition of Guide to ARMLinux for Developers in in electronic form  (PDF). If you buy the prerelease you will receive a PDF of the final version when it is published, free of charge.

It includes updates to keep up with this fast-changing field, and new chapters covering often-asked-about topics.



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Electronic 'Guide to ARMLinux for Developers' - the book online

Read the book online - (this version is not completely up to date.)

This book is for developers and includes extensive documentation on embedded linux fundamentals, the toolchain, cross compilers, moving from other CPUs to ARM, and explicitly covers setting up the LART (SA1100) and Intel Assabet (SA1110) development systems, and the Psion5 PDA (ARM7 core), as well as useful basic GNU/Linux info for those new to GNU/Linux.

Updated software patents talk

An updated, 30 minute, version of the shorter Cambridge talk, describing the problems with software patents and the current state of EU legislation covering this issue. This presentation was given to Lancaster University Phd Computer Science students, on the Isle of Man, on 2nd July 2004.

(Anti) Software patents talk - 2003

Presentation at Software Patent Discussion Meeting, Cambridge July 6th 2003 - Wookey presented the case against software patents. Aleph One believes that legislation making them legal in Europe will severely damage innovative small software businesses, especially those using Free Software.

ARMLinux toolchain

All ARM development needs a working toolchain - either a native one or a cross one. Most people use cross-compilers on x86 machines for performance and convenience reasons. There are plenty of these available and most people don't need to compile their own - they can just install an existing one. Here we document othe ARM GNU toolchain we use.

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