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ARM Cortex-A8 Software Design

Standard Level - 4 days

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ARM Cortex-A8 Software Design is a 4-day comprehensive class that introduces the ARM Cortex®-A8 architecture and the ARM development systems.

Who should attend?

Software engineers designing applications for platforms based around the ARM Cortex-A8 processor Core.

This is also an excellent preparatory course for engineers looking to become an ARM Accredited MCU Engineer. Find out how Doulos can help you work towards an AAE qualification »


Delegates should have some knowledge of embedded systems, and a basic understanding of embedded programming in C and assembler. A basic awareness of ARM is useful, but not essential.

Training materials

This class uses training materials developed by ARM.


  • Introduction to the ARM Architecture
  • ARM tools overview
  • RVDS introductory workbook
  • Assembler programing for ARM processors
  • ARM assembler workbook
  • Exception handling
  • Exception handling workbook
  • ARM Caches and TCMs
  • Memory management
  • Synchronization support
  • C/C++ compiler hints and tips
  • Linker and libraries hints and tips
  • Compilation tools workbook sections 1-4
  • Software engineers' guide to the Cortex-A8
  • Neon overview
  • Further compiler/linker hints and tips
  • Compilation tools workbook sections 5-6
  • Introduction to trustzone
  • Embedded software development
  • Scatter loading workbook
  • ARM debug and trace
  • Coresight overview

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