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Developer Seminar - Embedded Linux System Programming

Seminar Target
You get a comprehensive insight into the options of driver- and application development in an embedded Linux project.

Target Group/Precognition
Developers without and resp. with little Unix/Linux and C/C++ knowledge.

Seminar Content:

  • Overview of GNU / Linux
  • GCC Toolchain, GDB debugger
  • GPL and other Licenses
  • System call interface
  • Process management: processes, scheduler and priorities
  • Soft-Real-Time processes
  • Threads and their implementations
  • IPC-Inter Process Communication: pipes, messages queues, shared memory, semaphores and signals
  • Network programming using BSD sockets: TCP/IP and UDP/IP server and clients
  • Useful system libraries
  • Basics of the Linux kernel: kernel drivers and modules, kernel device model, interrupt handling, tasklets, configuration and compilation of the kernel
  • Basics of device driver development

Demonstrations and Exercises

  • Thread programming
  • Network programming (TCP and UDP Server/client examples)
  • IPC programming
  • Character driver examples (data exchange with applications, integration into the kernel device model, integration into sysfs, kernel threads, kernel timer)

Three days, 09:00h - 17:00h (last day 09:00h - 16:00h)

min. 3, max. 8 participants


emlix Solutions-Team
Phone +49 (0) 551 / 306 64 - 0
solutions [at]

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If you are interested in our embedded linux seminars and workshops (PDF), please download flyer here.