Programming 16-Bit PIC Microcontrollers in C: Learning to Fly the PIC 24, Edition 2

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New in the second edition:
  • MPLAB X support and MPLAB C for the PIC24F v3 and later libraries
  • I2CTM interface
  • 100% assembly free solutions
  • Improved video, PAL/NTSC
  • Improved audio, RIFF files decoding
  • PIC24F GA1, GA2, GB1 and GB2 support

Most readers will associate Microchip's name with the ubiquitous 8-bit PIC microcontrollers but it is the new 16-bit PIC24F family that is truly stealing the scene. Orders of magnitude increases of performance, memory size and the rich peripheral set make programming these devices in C a must. This new guide by Microchip insider Lucio Di Jasio teaches readers everything they need to know about the architecture of these new chips: How to program them, how to test them, and how to debug them. Di Jasio’s common-sense, practical, hands-on approach starts out with basic functions and guides the reader step-by-step through even the most sophisticated programming scenarios. Experienced PIC users, including embedded engineers, programmers, designers, and SW and HW engineers, and new comers alike will benefit from the text’s many thorough examples, which demonstrate how to nimbly sidestep common obstacles and take full advantage of the many new features.

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  • A Microchip insider introduces you to 16-bit PIC programming the easy way!
  • Condenses typical introductory "fluff" focusing instead on examples and exercises that show how to solve common, real-world design problems quickly
  • Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasks
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About the author

Lucio Di Jasio is now Sales Manager in Europe for Microchip Inc. He was previously Application Segments Manager at Microchip in Chandler AZ. He has been intimately involved in the development of Microchip PIC products for over 10 years and is a well known writer and expert on the use of PIC products both via his Newnes books and his work at events such as the Microchip Masters.

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Elsevier
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Published on
Nov 7, 2011
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Pages
416
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9781856178716
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English
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Computers / Programming Languages / General
Technology & Engineering / Electronics / Microelectronics
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Lucio Di Jasio
*Just months after the introduction of the new generation of 32-bit PIC microcontrollers, a Microchip insider and acclaimed author takes you by hand at the exploration of the PIC32 *Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasks The new 32-bit microcontrollers bring the promise of more speed and more performance while offering an unprecedented level of compatibility with existing 8 and 16-bit PIC microcontrollers. In sixteen engaging chapters, using a parallel track to his previous title dedicated to 16-bit programming, the author puts all these claims to test while offering a gradual introduction to the development and debugging of embedded control applications in C. Author Lucio Di Jasio, a PIC and embedded control expert, offers unique insight into the new 32-bit architecture while developing a number of projects of growing complexity.

Experienced PIC users and newcomers to the field alike will benefit from the text’s many thorough examples which demonstrate how to nimbly side-step common obstacles, solve real-world design problems efficiently and optimize code using the new PIC32 features and peripheral set. You will learn about: *basic timing and I/O operation *debugging methods with the MPLAB SIM *simulator and ICD tools *multitasking using the PIC32 interrupts *all the new hardware peripherals *how to control LCD displays *experimenting with the Explorer16 board and *the PIC32 Starter Kit *accessing mass-storage media *generating audio and video signals *and more! TABLE OF CONTENTS Day 1 And the adventure begins Day 2 Walking in circles Day 3 Message in a Bottle Day 4 NUMB3RS Day 5 Interrupts Day 6 Memory Part 2 Experimenting Day 7 Running Day 8 Communication Day 9 Links Day 10 Glass = Bliss Day 11 It’s an analog world Part 3 Expansion Day 12 Capturing User Inputs Day 13 UTube Day 14 Mass Storage Day 15 File I/O Day 16 Musica Maestro!

32-bit microcontrollers are becoming the technology of choice for high performance embedded control applications including portable media players, cell phones, and GPS receivers.Learn to use the C programming language for advanced embedded control designs and/or learn to migrate your applications from previous 8 and 16-bit architectures.
Lucio Di Jasio
The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written over the past few years and creates a one-stop reference for engineers involved in markets from communications to embedded systems and everywhere in between.

PIC design and development a natural fit for this reference series as it is one of the most popular microcontrollers in the world and we have several superbly authored books on the subject. This material ranges from the basics to more advanced topics. There is also a very strong project basis to this learning. The average embedded engineer working with this microcontroller will be able to have any question answered by this compilation. He/she will also be able to work through real-life problems via the projects contained in the book. The Newnes Know It All Series presentation of theory, hard fact, and project-based direction will be a continual aid in helping the engineer to innovate in the workplace.

Section I. An Introduction to PIC Microcontrollers
Chapter 1. The PIC Microcontroller Family
Chapter 2. Introducing the PIC 16 Series and the 16F84A
Chapter 3. Parallel Ports, Power Supply and the Clock Oscillator

Section II. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using Assembly Language
Chapter 4. Starting to Program—An Introduction to Assembler
Chapter 5. Building Assembler Programs
Chapter 6. Further Programming Techniques
Chapter 7. Prototype Hardware
Chapter 8. More PIC Applications and Devices
Chapter 9. The PIC 1250x Series (8-pin PIC microcontrollers)
Chapter 10. Intermediate Operations using the PIC 12F675
Chapter 11. Using Inputs
Chapter 12. Keypad Scanning
Chapter 13. Program Examples

Section III. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using PicBasic
Chapter 14. PicBasic and PicBasic Pro Programming
Chapter 15. Simple PIC Projects
Chapter 16. Moving On with the 16F876
Chapter 17. Communication

Section IV. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using MBasic
Chapter 18. MBasic Compiler and Development Boards
Chapter 19. The Basics—Output
Chapter 20. The Basics—Digital Input
Chapter 21. Introductory Stepper Motors
Chapter 22. Digital Temperature Sensors and Real-Time Clocks
Chapter 23. Infrared Remote Controls

Section V. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using C
Chapter 24. Getting Started
Chapter 25. Programming Loops
Chapter 26. More Loops
Chapter 27. NUMB3RS
Chapter 28. Interrupts
Chapter 29. Taking a Look under the HoodOver 900 pages of practical, hands-on content in one book!Huge market - as of November 2006 Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, produced its 5 BILLIONth PIC microcontrollerSeveral points of view, giving the reader a complete 360 of this microcontroller
Darren Ashby
Electrical Engineering 101 covers the basic theory and practice of electronics, starting by answering the question "What is electricity?" It goes on to explain the fundamental principles and components, relating them constantly to real-world examples. Sections on tools and troubleshooting give engineers deeper understanding and the know-how to create and maintain their own electronic design projects. Unlike other books that simply describe electronics and provide step-by-step build instructions, EE101 delves into how and why electricity and electronics work, giving the reader the tools to take their electronics education to the next level. It is written in a down-to-earth style and explains jargon, technical terms and schematics as they arise. The author builds a genuine understanding of the fundamentals and shows how they can be applied to a range of engineering problems.

This third edition includes more real-world examples and a glossary of formulae. It contains new coverage of:

MicrocontrollersFPGAsClasses of componentsMemory (RAM, ROM, etc.)Surface mountHigh speed designBoard layoutAdvanced digital electronics (e.g. processors)Transistor circuits and circuit designOp-amp and logic circuitsUse of test equipmentGives readers a simple explanation of complex concepts, in terms they can understand and relate to everyday life. Updated content throughout and new material on the latest technological advances.Provides readers with an invaluable set of tools and references that they can use in their everyday work.
Lucio Di Jasio
• A Microchip insider tells all on the newest, most powerful PICs ever!

• FREE CD-ROM includes source code in C, the Microchip C30 compiler, and MPLAB SIM software

• Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasks

The new 16-bit PIC24 chip provides embedded programmers with more speed, more memory, and more peripherals than ever before, creating the potential for more powerful cutting-edge PIC designs. This book teaches readers everything they need to know about these chips: how to program them, how to test them, and how to debug them, in order to take full advantage of the capabilities of the new PIC24 microcontroller architecture.

Author Lucio Di Jasio, a PIC expert at Microchip, offers unique insight into this revolutionary technology, guiding the reader step-by-step from 16-bit architecture basics, through even the most sophisticated programming scenarios. This book’s common-sense, practical, hands-on approach begins simply and builds up to more challenging exercises, using proven C programming techniques. Experienced PIC users and newcomers to the field alike will benefit from the text’s many thorough examples, which demonstrate how to nimbly side-step common obstacles, solve real-world design problems efficiently, and optimize code for all the new PIC24 features.

You will learn about:
• basic timing and I/O operations,
• multitasking using the PIC24 interrupts,
• all the new hardware peripherals
• how to control LCD displays,
• generating audio and video signals,
• accessing mass-storage media,
• how to share files on a mass-storage device with a PC,
• experimenting with the Explorer 16 demo board, debugging methods with MPLAB-SIM and ICD2 tools, and more!

·A Microchip insider tells all on the newest, most powerful PICs ever!

·Condenses typical introductory "fluff" focusing instead on examples and exercises that show how to solve common, real-world design problems quickly

·Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasks

·FREE CD-ROM includes source code in C, the Microchip C30 compiler, and MPLAB SIM software, so that readers gain practical, hands-on programming experience

·Check out the author's Web site at http://www.flyingpic24.com for FREE downloads, FAQs, and updates
Lucio Di Jasio
The Newnes Know It All Series takes the best of what our authors have written over the past few years and creates a one-stop reference for engineers involved in markets from communications to embedded systems and everywhere in between.

PIC design and development a natural fit for this reference series as it is one of the most popular microcontrollers in the world and we have several superbly authored books on the subject. This material ranges from the basics to more advanced topics. There is also a very strong project basis to this learning. The average embedded engineer working with this microcontroller will be able to have any question answered by this compilation. He/she will also be able to work through real-life problems via the projects contained in the book. The Newnes Know It All Series presentation of theory, hard fact, and project-based direction will be a continual aid in helping the engineer to innovate in the workplace.

Section I. An Introduction to PIC Microcontrollers
Chapter 1. The PIC Microcontroller Family
Chapter 2. Introducing the PIC 16 Series and the 16F84A
Chapter 3. Parallel Ports, Power Supply and the Clock Oscillator

Section II. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using Assembly Language
Chapter 4. Starting to Program—An Introduction to Assembler
Chapter 5. Building Assembler Programs
Chapter 6. Further Programming Techniques
Chapter 7. Prototype Hardware
Chapter 8. More PIC Applications and Devices
Chapter 9. The PIC 1250x Series (8-pin PIC microcontrollers)
Chapter 10. Intermediate Operations using the PIC 12F675
Chapter 11. Using Inputs
Chapter 12. Keypad Scanning
Chapter 13. Program Examples

Section III. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using PicBasic
Chapter 14. PicBasic and PicBasic Pro Programming
Chapter 15. Simple PIC Projects
Chapter 16. Moving On with the 16F876
Chapter 17. Communication

Section IV. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using MBasic
Chapter 18. MBasic Compiler and Development Boards
Chapter 19. The Basics—Output
Chapter 20. The Basics—Digital Input
Chapter 21. Introductory Stepper Motors
Chapter 22. Digital Temperature Sensors and Real-Time Clocks
Chapter 23. Infrared Remote Controls

Section V. Programming PIC Microcontrollers using C
Chapter 24. Getting Started
Chapter 25. Programming Loops
Chapter 26. More Loops
Chapter 27. NUMB3RS
Chapter 28. Interrupts
Chapter 29. Taking a Look under the HoodOver 900 pages of practical, hands-on content in one book!Huge market - as of November 2006 Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, produced its 5 BILLIONth PIC microcontrollerSeveral points of view, giving the reader a complete 360 of this microcontroller
Lucio Di Jasio
*Just months after the introduction of the new generation of 32-bit PIC microcontrollers, a Microchip insider and acclaimed author takes you by hand at the exploration of the PIC32 *Includes handy checklists to help readers perform the most common programming and debugging tasks The new 32-bit microcontrollers bring the promise of more speed and more performance while offering an unprecedented level of compatibility with existing 8 and 16-bit PIC microcontrollers. In sixteen engaging chapters, using a parallel track to his previous title dedicated to 16-bit programming, the author puts all these claims to test while offering a gradual introduction to the development and debugging of embedded control applications in C. Author Lucio Di Jasio, a PIC and embedded control expert, offers unique insight into the new 32-bit architecture while developing a number of projects of growing complexity.

Experienced PIC users and newcomers to the field alike will benefit from the text’s many thorough examples which demonstrate how to nimbly side-step common obstacles, solve real-world design problems efficiently and optimize code using the new PIC32 features and peripheral set. You will learn about: *basic timing and I/O operation *debugging methods with the MPLAB SIM *simulator and ICD tools *multitasking using the PIC32 interrupts *all the new hardware peripherals *how to control LCD displays *experimenting with the Explorer16 board and *the PIC32 Starter Kit *accessing mass-storage media *generating audio and video signals *and more! TABLE OF CONTENTS Day 1 And the adventure begins Day 2 Walking in circles Day 3 Message in a Bottle Day 4 NUMB3RS Day 5 Interrupts Day 6 Memory Part 2 Experimenting Day 7 Running Day 8 Communication Day 9 Links Day 10 Glass = Bliss Day 11 It’s an analog world Part 3 Expansion Day 12 Capturing User Inputs Day 13 UTube Day 14 Mass Storage Day 15 File I/O Day 16 Musica Maestro!

32-bit microcontrollers are becoming the technology of choice for high performance embedded control applications including portable media players, cell phones, and GPS receivers.Learn to use the C programming language for advanced embedded control designs and/or learn to migrate your applications from previous 8 and 16-bit architectures.
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