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Over the years programming microcontrollers we have noticed that some problems keep on popping up again and again.

In this blog we will try to address these problems like floating point numbers, concurrency, pointers, interrupts, CRC calculations, sign extension etc. over time. These blogs will not aim to be a full reference, instead they will introduce the problems, explore what can go wrong, show some ways to avoid these problems and provide a load of external links which the reader can go explore for a thorough education on the topic.Although these topics are explained in the context of embedded programming they actually carry over to any kind of programming, but somehow embedded programmers have fallen prey to these more often, perhaps because there is not a lot of material published on these in Embedded Programming communities, until now!