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Posts tagged with 'AltiVec'

18 Feb, 2013

Why C is faster than assembly

Posted by Colin Walls

Colin Walls I am very interested in the pros and cons of various programming languages for embedded applications. Although I mostly favor C, I sometimes prefer C++, but I am open to suggestions. I started out writing assembly language and still feel that this is the “real thing”. This is a topic I posted about some time ago. I expanded my thoughts in a more recent article on embedded.com I am always … Read More

AltiVec, Freescale, e6500

2 Jul, 2012

HPC

Posted by Colin Walls

Colin Walls Over the years, I have found it very interesting tracking trends and “fashions” in embedded software. At any given time, certain technologies are “hot”. Sometimes the source of excitement seems to come out of nowhere; other times, it is a natural evolution. And thus it is with HPC – High Performance Computing. Somehow this does not sound like the province of embedded software, … Read More

Freescale, AltiVec, High Performance Computing, HPC

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