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Building test into your development process.

In our earlier post we looked at how the intrepid team at "Hudson Technologies" tackled a transient software bug in an oven control system. Taken … » Read more

To test or not to test, that is not the question (part 2)

In part 1 of this blog post, we looked that the coverage metrics that are highly recommended in ISO 26262 for software unit testing of ASIL A through … » Read more

To test or not to test, that is not the question (part 1)

It is interesting to find out what approaches different people use to test their application code prior to delivering it to the market place. For … » Read more

How a decent IDE can help highlight embedded software bugs earlier...

Originally this post was going to review another code failure case in Lisa Simone's book "If I only changed the software, why is the phone on fire?". … » Read more

What's all this trace stuff anyhow?

Previously in this blog we have talked about the value of code tracing for embedded systems development and how trace forms the entrance to being … » Read more

What debugging methods are used to make embedded software safer?

We probably never take the time to think about it when we drive in our cars, but between our hands sits a small explosive device in the middle of the … » Read more