In fact there are many examples throughout the book and all have been tried and tested. It goes without saying that programming the PIC instruction set, bank addressing, assembly code, timing, modules and subroutines and so on This book is dense with a lot of great info packed beautifully into about pages.
There is an accompanying website which has extensive resources such as instruction sets that can be downloaded and printed out.
There is also an comprehensive errata section and solutions to self assessment questions that appear at the end of nearly all the chapters. I really like this as most books are very quick to ask questions but rarely do they give the answers.
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Since most of us are not monks we don't want to spend the rest of our lives thinking of what an answer might be. Much better to understand the problem and be guided to the answer when we are in a hurry. MPLAB, available free from Microcontroller's website or indeed the authors is used throughout so you don't need to worry about [the] software.
Make no mistake, this is not a hobbyists cookbook. This is a serious treatment of a serious subject. Professionals should note that in addition to a chapter devoted to assembly programming there is also a chapter on using a high level language C in this case.
Of course there are many, many code examples throughout the text. I really like this book, at the price I think it is a real bargain. Especially when you compare this with the many hobby PIC books which only offer a cursory treatment of PICs and tend to concentrate on 8-bit versions.
This book also covers the 14 and 16 bit cores. A great discovery! January 19, - Published on Amazon.
This second edition is the most rewarding PIC book I have read, and so I feel the need to protest the bad raps in 2 earlier Amazon reviews. I actually got my copy through Amazon, so that takes care of complaint 1. The other complaint has to do with fluff and old English. Well, the guy is a Brit, who has a wonderful sense of humor, and an exceptional command of the language. It seems to me that his is the clearest, yet densest PIC presentation I have encountered. Chapter 7, covering interrupt handling, has also been largely rewritten to elucidate a di?
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