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GeneralWhy I love the little stuff Pin
honey the codewitch7-Nov-23 14:07
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Terminal
Memory region         Used Size  Region Size  %age Used
           FLASH:      348880 B         2 MB     16.64%
             RAM:       97356 B       384 KB     24.76%
            QSPI:          0 GB       256 MB      0.00%
            DTCM:          0 GB       128 KB      0.00%
        IDT_LIST:          0 GB         2 KB      0.00%


That's the application for my EspMon Reboot[^] code which monitors your PC's vital statistics.

The transfer buffer to send data to the display is 64KB. The app itself has a mere 33KB in global data.

Total flash size is less than 350KB, and that's with Zephyr RTOS on it, and it's got a truetype font embedded in the firmware.

This is deeply satisfying to me. The challenge of making little CPUs do big things is what makes me enjoy my work.

I think maybe it's because I grew up coding on little CPUs (they were all "little" back then in terms of capabilities, regardless of actual physical size)

I just can't get any joy out of solving problems when I don't have to care how many resources it uses.

The last windows PC executable I made was 159KB w/ no dependencies, and that's @ 64-bit.

What's the stuff you enjoy working with most? What's it like? What do you enjoy about it?
Check out my IoT graphics library here:
https://honeythecodewitch.com/gfx
And my IoT UI/User Experience library here:
https://honeythecodewitch.com/uix

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