Microsoft has now released its Windows 10 operating system for a raft of single-board computers, including the Raspberry Pi 2, intended for powering the “Internet of Things”. Here’s how to bring Windows to your Pi.
If you have downloaded the gertboard software package gertboard_sw_20120725.zip from the farnell site at http://www.element14.com/community/docs … rd-techdoc on your Raspberry Pi 2, you’ll find it doesn’t work right away.
I started out in my software engineering life writing software for embedded real-time systems and communication stacks, so I often think of myself as an async native. I’ve written a lot of code in various languages, mostly not using event-driven programming models and design patterns, but hardware interrupts, callback functions, event loops and finite state machines – I still see these as reassuringly familiar features of my original habitat. Call it the baby duck syndrome.
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