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FreeRTOS From Ground Up on ARM Processors

Video Introducing this tutorial


Introduction :
Microcontroller Choices
Quick Reminder
Overview of the STM32F4-DISCOVERY Board
Overview of the TM4C123 Tiva C LaunchPad
Overview of the STM32F4- NUCLEO Board
Other components

Setting Up :
Downloading Keil uVision 5
Installing Keil uVision 5
Installing more packs
Installing Stellaris ICDI drivers
Overview of Keil uVision 5

Getting Started :
Converting an existing application into a FreeRTOS realtime application (Part I)
Installing Packs for RTOS
Converting an existing application into a FreeRTOS realtime application (end)

Introduction to FreeRTOS :
What is FreeRTOS ?
Features of FreeRTOS
FreeRTOS Variable Names
FreeRTOS Function Names
FreeRTOS Macro Names

Task Management :
The Task Function
Creating a Task
Coding : Task Creation
Coding : Creating Tasks from other Tasks
Coding : Using Task parameters
Coding : Task Priorities
Coding : Changing Task Priority at run-time
Coding : Task changing its own priority
Coding : Suspending a Task
Coding : A Task suspending itself
Coding : Resuming a suspended Task
Creating efficient delays with vTaskDelay( )
Coding : Blocking Tasks with vTaskDelay()
Coding : Achieving periodic execution with vTaskDelayUntil()
Coding : Killing Tasks
Coding : Creating Tasks statically (Part I)
Coding : Creating Tasks statically (Part II)
Coding : Creating Tasks statically (Part III)
Coding : Experimenting with the Task return handle

Queue Management :
Introduction to queues
Queue management functions

Queue Sets :
Introduction to Queue sets
Queue set management functions

Software Timers :
Introduction to software timers
Timer management functions

Semaphores :
Introduction to Binary Semaphores
Introduction to Counting Semaphores
Some common concepts

FreeRTOS Hook Functions :
Coding : The Idle Hook Function
Coding : The Tick Hook Function
The Cooperative Idle Task

Configuring the FreeRTOS Scheduler :
Coding : Configuring the Scheduler as preemptive only
Coding : Configuring the Scheduler -Pseudo time-sharing
Coding : Task yielding

FreeRTOS Heap Memory Management :
Overview of the Heap_1 allocation scheme
Overview of the Heap_2 and 3
Overview of the Heap_4 allocation scheme
About Heap_5

CMSIS-FreeRTOS :
What is CMSIS-RTOS

General RTOS concepts: Fundamentals :
What is an RTOS?
Performance Metrics of Real Time Operating Systems
Busy Wait System
Multi-Threaded Systems (With ISRs)
Real-Time Systems
Stack & Memory Map
The Thread
Classification of Threads

Overview of Cortex-M OS Support Features :
Inside the Microcontroller
Operation Modes
The Shadow Stack Pointer
SVC Exceptions
Coding : Creating SVC Services (PART I)
Creating SVC Services (PART II)
Coding : Creating SVC Services (PART III)
Creating SVC Services (PART IV)
Coding : Creating SVC Services (PART V)
Coding : Creating SVC Services (PART VI)
PendSV Exceptions
Exclusive access instructions
The SysTick

General RTOS concepts : Internals of a real-time kernel :
Introduction
Coding : Setting Up the Project
Coding : Analyzing the Reference Documents
Coding : Pin configuration
Coding : Testing pin configuration
Coding : Adding a Time Base
Coding : The Blocking Code
Coding : The Exception Stack Frame
Coding : The Exception Stack Frame (PART II)
Coding : Creating the Stack Frames
Coding : Switching Threads

General RTOS concepts : The Scheduler and Scheduling policies :
The Scheduler
Process vs. Thread
Classification of Schedulers
Preemption
Scheduler Criteria
CPU Utilization
Scheduling Algorithm Optimization
Overview of Popular Scheduling Algorithms
First Come First Served (FCFS) Scheduler
Round Robin (RR) Scheduler
Round Robin (RR) Scheduler (PART II)
Quanta
Weighted Round Robin (WRR) Scheduler
Processing..
Internals of the Round Robin Scheuler
The Kernel

General RTOS concepts : Board Support Package (BSP) :
Coding : STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART I)
Coding : STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART II)
Coding : STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART III)
STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART IV)
Coding : STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART V)
Coding : STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART VI)
Coding : TESTING STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART I)
Coding : TESTING STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART II)
Coding : TESTING STM32F4_RTOS_BSP (PART III)
Coding : Remarks on STM432F4- NUCLEO
Coding : Overview of TM4C TIVA-C BSP

Optional Setup :
Setting Up STM32CubeMX
Overview of STM32CubeMX
Overview of STM32CubeMX (continued)
Checking for Updates and Firmwares
Overview of Peripheral Configuration
CubeMX Input/Output project