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Microcontrollers and the C Programming Language (MSP430)

The course is laboratory based. Almost every lecture and section of the course leads directly to a hands-on laboratory assignment. The more practice you get using the “real world" Texas Instruments MSP430 hardware and software the more proficient you will be.

The course does not waste your time. From the very beginning, we jump right in to your first laboratory assignment – Let's Get Started.

The course is modular in nature. Are you new to the world of microcontrollers? Great. Start at the beginning, and we'll teach you everything you need to know. Do you have some background in microcontrollers but want to learn more? Fantastic. You can pick and choose the modules that you need.

The course is packed with information. From the beginnings of the C programming language to advanced microcontroller peripherals, the course teaches you all of the building blocks you would need to build your own electronic systems.

We use lots and lots of examples. We take you step-by-step through the lessons – each time providing sample code and documentation to make sure you are supported through the course.

We are here to help. We are educators with a singular focus of providing a meaningful experience for our students. And, while we cannot do the work for you, we are willing to work WITH you help you succeed.

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Length 32 total hours
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Instructors Mark M. Budnik, Mark Budnik
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embedded systems

The C programming basics we needed for embedded systems development are explained in a very simple and is easy to understand.

Absolutely "must have" course for any beginner in the Embedded Systems world.

This was exactly what I had been looking for to learn C and especially its use in the context of embedded systems and it didn't disappoint.

I had a lab on Embedded Systems during my sixth semester.

Terrific overview of C programming for embedded systems.

It can be difficult to find a great starting point for programming embedded systems, and this course solves that problem.

i like the details they provide to a student and this course is very helpful to make your base good in embedded systems.

I hope to see new courses from this instructor soon, it would be nice to have more things around electronics and embedded systems.

And, we certainly have nothing available regarding embedded systems, which is my main area of interest.

Put simply: This course will be a great help to anyone looking to be a better programmer and or to gain understanding of embedded systems.

If you are interested in embedded systems, this course is worth while.

Very Good Explanation with crystal clear course handouts Awesome intro the MSP Microcontroller and Embedded Systems.

Goes over all the basics of embedded systems.

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easy to follow

Precision really clear explanations and easy to follow im enjoying it so far It helped me lot ,skill devoleped All good The course is really great, well explained and very well structured.

The course prepared is easy to follow.

Mark, you have a very engaging style, which makes you and the material easy to follow and internalize.

Easy to follow.

The information I've learned in this course, has saved me a tremendous amount of time in my learning curve, and the information has been compiled and put forth in a concise and easy to follow fashion, it has been my number one go-to resource for learning C with micro-controllers.

Es una buena calificacion ... el contenido ha sido adecuado ... Great course so far...easy to follow, great examples.

Great introduction and easy to follow.

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for beginners

A great course for beginners.

This course is good for beginners, who needs to understand nitty gritty of embedded system with C programming.

I found some details to be extra because I have a basic knowledge in C, but I would recommend it for beginners.

A very good course for beginners to understand the use of C language in microcontrollers (TI).

It is certainly a great recommendation for beginners, students, hobbyists.

Really great for beginners to experienced together.

Please consider creating many, many more courses in microcontrollers :) This is a very good course for beginners.

This is a very helpful course specially for beginners ,I thoroughly understood the concept because of the real time examples.

The course is designed extremely well for beginners or folks who have lost touch with this subject (me).

The course does provide useful tools and information on microcontrollers for beginners like myself.

The course material is well prepared Excellent cours for beginners like me.

The rating as of now is based on the material discussed so far which seems to be very basic and mostly for beginners.

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step by step

Replies are very prompt and instructions/handout and lectures are step by step with comprehensive and detailed step by step explanation leaving nothing to imagination What a great course - I'm halfway through and I am really enjoying learning about microcontrollers and C. I chose this as a starting point, rather than trying Arduino, because I hoped it might have fewer abstraction layers, and make it clearer how and why these things work.

This course is the perfect mix of "dive right in" and detailed step by step instruction.

Thank you Very informative and the course WILL go step by step.

This course shows you everything from the basics step by step.

I followed this step by step Something surely needs changing.

Material is presented in step by step mannor.

very good brief introduction Buen curso hasta ahora Makes sense, easy to follow its really good Very clear descriptions General introduction good Nice Teaching It's informative trés bonne cours good job Clear and easy, so far Clear and step by step it seems very good Very good... Presents all ideas very clearly and simple.

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recommend this course

I really recommend this course and encourage to get into this.

The challenges and final projects were especially fun, and I would recommend this course to anyone who is even the slightest bit interested in Microcontrollers or Programming in general.

I have no doubts to recommend this course, I used to have a very superficial view of embedded systems, only interacting with SoC systems running Linux and not having this low level programming experience.

I strongly recommend this course.

Bottom line: I would recommend this course to a friend.

I would recommend this course to people who have an interest in this usbject, and on the strength of this course, I will probably try others.

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well explained

Projects are interesting and very well explained.

Topics are well explained.

Well explained Great course, hope you do more.

Everything is well explained concepts are clear Its nice to learn the basics Great course.

n leave rating i find that the course up until now its very well explained... the teacher explains very well every topic... i really like... :) Great expaining of the course, simple meaning that anyone can understand.

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real world

Finally a course that has allowed me to visibly understand the binary code, its text representations, its "modus operandi" in the real world.

A must for anyone who wants to learn about the know-how of microcontrollers and how they are applied to the real world.

Instructor is explaining in detail with the Lab exercises & real world examples.

The course blends in the theoretical concepts with practical implementation seamlessly Very good and interesting in a very short period of time Clear explanations with easy to understand real world examples.


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video lectures

My goal was to have video lectures which where an experienced person would explain concepts and documentation but this is not the case.

Overall good information but video lectures aren't long enough and don't really explain much while the entire course basically relies on the pdf handouts to get into the real details.

The descriptions in the video lectures were easy to understand and the exercises were also moderate.

Could of incorporated more video lectures with in depth explanations.

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Rating 4.3 based on 468 ratings
Length 32 total hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $0
From Udemy
Instructors Mark M. Budnik, Mark Budnik
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Language English
Subjects IT & Networking
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