A step-by-step and growing guide to the most complete ARM Cortex-M platform, using a free and powerful development environment based on Eclipse and GCC
- Introduction to Cortex-M and STM32 microcontrollers.
- How to setup a complete and working tool-chain to develop STM32 applications on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX.
- How to use STM32CubeMX to generate application skeleton, and how to import it inside the tool-chain.
- Introduction to OpenOCD and to the debugging of STM32 applications.
- ARM semihosting.
- GPIO management.
- NVIC controller.
- UART peripheral.
- DMA controller.
- STM32 clock tree and its configuration.
- Basic, general purpose and advanced STM32 timers.
- ADC peripheral.
- DAC controller.
- I2C bus and protocol.
- SPI bus.
- CRC peripheral.
- IWDT and WWDT timers.
- Power management.
- The memory layout of an STM32 application and linker scripts.
- Flash memory management and the role of the ART™ Accelerator.
- The booting process in STM32 microcontrollers and how to write a custom bootloader.
- FreeRTOS and the tickless low-power mode.
- Advanced debugging techniques and how to use SEGGER tools to debug STM32 MCUs.
- FAT Filesystem management.
- Develop IoT applications with the W5500 Ethernet processor.
- How to design a custom board using an STM32 MCU.
You can download the complete table of contents from here.
When finished, the book will also cover these topics:
- RTC clock.
The book is addressed both to professionals and to fans of this platform, like hobbyists and students. The book examples are based on the sixteen Nucleo-64 boards from ST.