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How to run C programs on the BeagleBone’s PRU microcontrollers

Posted on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 in how-to by DP

BeagleBones PRU

Ken Shirriff writes:

This article describes how to write C programs for the BeagleBone’s microcontrollers. The BeagleBone Black is an inexpensive, credit-card sized computer that has two built-in microcontrollers called PRUs. By using the PRUs, you can implement real-time functionality that isn’t possible in Linux. The PRU microcontrollers can be programmed in C using an IDE, which is much easier than low-level assembler programming.

More details at Ken Shirriff’s blog.

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