It was a day with rain and clouds in the mountains. In the evening, when we returned to the bottom of the valley, the clouds broke up and a wonderful rainbow marked the end of that day.
Hiking through the Austrian Alpine regions let me believe that each valley has its own species of butterflies. So I apologize that I don’t know them by name, but I can share pictures:
Hiking through the Alps means watching beautiful mountains. But the small and tiny wildflowers are even more beautiful. So here is a small from today…
The Zugspitze mountain on the left with the Sonnenspitze mountain on the right builds a beautiful natural arena.
Hiking in the Austrian mountains, and with the first sun beams wild bees are around us …
With my DIY tool chain (see “Constructing a Classroom IDE with Eclipse for ARM“) I get a complete tool chain. I do not need to build that tool chain from the sources for Windows, as all the binaries are nicely pre-compiled and made available. But there is one issue I face from time to time: as the libraries provided by ARM do not come with sources and debug information enabled, I end up with that “No source available for …” message in the debugger:
The solution is to grab the C/C++ library sources from the ARM launchpad site and get it built locally the way I need it.
Frequent readers of this blog know that I do not like printf (see “Why I don’t like printf()“), because the standard
printf() adds a lot of overhead and only causes troubles. But like small kids, engineers somehow get attracted by troubles ;-). Yes,
printf() and especially
sprintf() are handy for quick and dirty coding. The good news is that I have added a lightweight
sprintf() implementation to my set of components: the XFormat component. And best of all: it supports floating point formatting :-).