|After the first compiler/assembler... firstname.lastname@example.org (Pete Gray) (2003-01-17)|
|Re: After the first compiler/assembler... email@example.com (2003-02-11)|
|Date:||11 Feb 2003 02:10:10 -0500|
|Posted-Date:||11 Feb 2003 02:10:10 EST|
"Pete Gray" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:03-01-090...
> A question for the experienced:
> After porting Small C (and writing an assembler/disassembler) for a DSP,
> what would you consider to be an appropriate "2nd project"?
> - porting it to a different microcontroller
> - porting a different C compiler
> - porting a different language
> - development of a simple-ish RTOS
> I enjoyed the first project, but I'm not too sure what the best "learning
> path" would be from here.
> Advice and recommendations appreciated.
An OS. Doesn't need to be RT. The main problem will be design. I
suggest you clone MS-DOS version 1 (or CP/M). I expect you will run
into trouble using small C and will want to interupt the OS
development to implement another language. I suggest Forth. In any
case you will have a much better idea of what you want in a new
language if you have an application (the OS) in mind.
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