-Short introduction to C

Why C instead ASM

ASM is a specific language as it is a low level programming language. It is mnemonics to a mashine codes. It takes tons of time to develop embedded programs in ASM language. Now even 8 bit microcontrollers are more capable as they were earlier. The program memories are going up to megabyte(s). Programs becoming more complex, functionality grows up. This is one reason to use higher level programming languages like C.

If using C language you do not have to go into details how processor works. You don't have to think about hardware logic. It is better to leave this work to C compiler which may help you to avoid bugs in silicon level.


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