Memory is everything

Question: How can you distinguish an embedded programmer from a non-embedded programmer just by looking at his debugger?

Answer: The embedded programmer has at least one Memory View open, while the non-embedded programmer probably does not care.

Memory View in CodeWarrior for MCU

Memory View in CodeWarrior for MCU

Well, this is maybe a too simplistic answer, but I think it has some truth. An embedded system programmer cares a lot about the memory of his system, and so do I. My post on flash programming was the aspect of permanently programming the memory. This one is is about RAM and Flash.
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