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1. How to program a microcontroller.


Microcontrollers need to have a program stored in memory in order to execute a particular task. The code gets coded on a computer that has the development environment installed with the relevant tools, the binary result gets downloaded into the target microcontroller through a programmer. The different options that will be available will depend on what operating system our host machine runs and what budgetary constraints we might have, there will be several alternatives to code the software and program the microcontroller to run it.

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