[SAoC] "Druntime for Microcontrollers" project thread

Denis Feklushkin feklushkin.denis at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 17:29:53 UTC 2020

On Monday, 21 September 2020 at 17:06:38 UTC, IGotD- wrote:
> On Monday, 21 September 2020 at 16:58:15 UTC, Denis Feklushkin 
> wrote:
>> At first steps for non-mass market devices it is possible and 
>> convenient to solder-in external ROM to fit D binary into MCU.
> Most SoC has everything integrated today so the memory, flash 
> and everything is on the die. Long are the days gone when at 
> least I can solder things on circuit boards. Today I can't even 
> see many of the components. A few times I needed something 
> changed at work on a modern circuit board and I had give it 
> away to experts who had microscopes and special equipment.
> Today, you size the system from the beginning otherwise you 
> have change the SoC completely which means new PCB design which 
> is expensive.

It can be less expensive than rewrite code from D to betterC or 
substitute MCU.
Probably, if several hundred or thousands of devices are 
expected, then it is more profitable to make a PCB with 
additional memory then use more expensive MCU.

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