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OpenBLT 1.10.0 release notes

The OpenBLT 1.10.0 release was made earlier today, after another half year of development work. 20 tickets were processed, which resulted in 57 commits. Feel free to download the new version of the OpenBLT bootloader and give it a try. … Continue reading

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CANopen bootloader based on OpenBLT

CANopen is a popular higher-layer protocol for a CAN based embedded distributed network. It provides a ready-to-use and proven blueprint for application data exchange between multiple nodes on a CAN network. Furthermore, CANopen includes network management functionality and pretty much … Continue reading

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Firmware debugging in combination with OpenBLT

If your embedded system makes use of the OpenBLT bootloader, then essentially you have two software programs present in flash memory: your own firmware and the OpenBLT bootloader. This added complexity can cause a problem when trying to debug your … Continue reading

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The road towards OpenBLT version 1.5.0

After being in development for half a year, OpenBLT version 1.4.0 was officially released a few days ago. Go ahead and download it from the SourceForge project page, if you haven’t done so yet. The previous blog article described the … Continue reading

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OpenBLT version 1.4.0 coming soon

All development efforts are on track for OpenBLT version 1.4.0. This version is planned to be released on the 4th of July. This article highlights the changes compared to the previous mainline release, which was version 1.3.0.

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The story of the OpenBLT bootloader

Ever had the feeling that after you tried something new, your life would never be the same? That’s how it was for me with microcontrollers and bootloaders. It all started back in 1998 when I got my hands on a … Continue reading

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