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The book: Wait is over! 🎁

A public draft copy of the "C-Ninja, in Pyajama!" book for Embedded Systems. The Book aims to lower the entry barrier to learning Embedded systems Software development.

— Piyush Itankar

Hello there,

First off, wish you a very happy new year. And here is your gift 💝. We decided to release the Public draft of "C-Ninja, in Pyjama!", and it is available here -

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The book has been long in making and I’ve gotten tons of messages/emails asking when it will be available for purchase. Well, we are not there yet, but the public draft is available for everyone to look at and start learning from. It covers the following topics:

1. Mental models: 𝗦𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺𝘀, 𝗖𝗣𝗨, 𝗠𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗿𝘆, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗜𝗦𝗖-𝗩 𝗜𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝗲𝘁.

2. RISC-V Assembly: 𝗠𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗱𝗲, 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗹𝘆 𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗴𝗲, 𝗱𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝘂𝗶𝗹𝗱 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀.

3. C Language: 𝗞𝗲𝘆𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗱𝘀, 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗺𝗲𝗮𝗻, 𝗔𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗺𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗼𝗱𝗲, 𝗡𝗼𝘁 𝗸𝗲𝘆𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗱𝘀, 𝗣𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀.

4. Programming Embedded Systems: 𝗠𝗶𝘅𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖, 𝗖𝗣𝗨 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝘁 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀, 𝗟𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗽𝘁𝘀, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗨𝗔𝗥𝗧 𝗱𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿.

Along the way, readers will also learn a lot about various utilities available as part of the compiler toolchain, like 𝗴𝗱𝗯, 𝗼𝗯𝗷𝗱𝘂𝗺𝗽, 𝗮𝘀, 𝗹𝗱 𝗲𝘁𝗰…

#3 and #4 need further improvements. And more drafts will be released in the future. Be sure to be on the mailing list. You can help us improve the content and point out the flaws/issues. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝘂𝗿𝗲𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘂𝘀 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆 𝗯𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗘𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗱𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝗦𝗼𝗳𝘁𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴.

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