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Programming 32-bit Microcontrollers in C by Lucio Di Jasio

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The Plan

Thanks to the recent advancements in the so-called chip-on-glass (COG) technology and the mass adoption of LCD displays in cell phones and many consumer applications, small displays with integrated controllers are becoming more and more common and inexpensive. The integrated controller takes care of the image buffering and performs simple text and graphics commands for us, offloading our applications from the hard work of maintaining the display. But what about those cases when we want to have full control of the screen to produce animations and or simply bypass any limitation of the integrated controller?

In today’s exploration we will consider techniques to interface directly to a TV screen or, for that matter, any ...

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