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A Brief History of Microcontrollers

  • Alan Trevennor

Abstract

Although it’s not essential that you understand how microcontrollers developed to the point where they are today, it’s an interesting story, which can help you understand where an AVR microcontroller fits into the overall hierarchy of information technology (IT) and electronics products. More important, by having such an understanding you can make better choices and decisions about when and where to use a microcontroller, in preference to other alternatives.

Keywords

Desktop Computer Combinatory Logic Machine Instruction RISC Processor Desktop Machine 
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© Alan Trevennor 2012

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  • Alan Trevennor

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