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Board to Tears – Supply Chain Woes Hit Embedded Teams Hard

Board to Tears – Supply Chain Woes Hit Embedded Teams Hard Featured Categories Our Engineers Security Embedded CI All Categories Recent Posts By: Conrad Magalis & Joe Schneider You’ve been spending months if not years on an embedded project for a new product launch. And then the worst news of all comes in from the…

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Board to Tears – Supply Chain Woes Hit Embedded Teams Hard

March 18, 2022

Board to Tears – Supply Chain Woes Hit Embedded Teams Hard Featured Categories Our Engineers Security Embedded CI All Categories Recent Posts By: Conrad Magalis & Joe Schneider You’ve been spending months if not years on an embedded project for a new product launch. And then the worst news of all comes in from the…

Our Engineers: Jeff Cooper

March 16, 2022

Jeff is a native Minnesotan and a natural tinkerer and techie. Jeff joined the Dojo Five team July, 2019 and loves the variety of projects and clients – as well as the opportunity to work for a growing business and a collaborative team.

Be The Cppcheck Ruler

March 11, 2022

As a static analysis tool, Cppcheck has a set of default rules. However, when you are further into your development and realize that you need to create your own rules to catch specific bugs, this is the right blog for you. There are two ways to set your own Cppcheck rules: create an XML-based rule…

Embedded Command Line Interfaces and why you need them

February 28, 2022

Embedded Command Line Interfaces and why you need them Featured Categories Our Engineers Security Embedded CI All Categories Recent Posts     By: Joe Perrin During the course of development – from prototyping hardware through manufacturing – it becomes necessary to run test code over and over to verify functionality or perform system-level testing. This…

Using Docker for Embedded Development

January 14, 2022

By: Patrick Little Using Docker for Embedded Development By leveraging Docker images, development teams can completely specify and control the development environment without the overhead and bloat of an entire build machine, virtual or otherwise. These same images save time in the future by not having to perform Software Archaeology to reproduce the build environment…

What does a modern pipeline look like for embedded?

January 14, 2022

What does a modern pipeline look like for embedded? Featured Categories Our Engineers Security Embedded CI All Categories Recent Posts By: Aaron Fontaine Having a modern pipeline helps automate the tools you need to ensure high software quality and consistent results. Although the cost of setup is higher, once a modern pipeline (and corresponding practices)…

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Our Engineers: Nwanua Elumeze

October 29, 2021

Dr. Nwanua Elumeze is a Senior Firmware Engineer, and has been with Dojo Five since September of 2021. Nwanua is a native New Yorker, but has spent the last 20+ years enjoying the natural beauty and open spaces of Colorado…

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Our Engineers: Joe Perrin

September 30, 2021

Joe is a Senior Firmware Engineer at Dojo Five, and came onboard in August of 2021. He has lived in Indiana his whole life, growing up in Indianapolis as a city boy, spending his college and post-graduate years in West Lafayette, and now tends a 5 acre farmstead…

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Our Engineers: Jon Cantey

August 31, 2021

Jon Cantey is a Senior Firmware Engineer at Dojo Five and joined us in July of 2021, and works remotely from West Lafayette, IN. Growing up in Greensboro, NC and Virginia Beach, VA, Jon got into computers and fell in love with programming with the TRS-80…

Updating your hardware in the field

Device Updates: Cut Down Time and Data Usage

July 30, 2021

Have you ever suspected that the way updates are handled on your embedded devices wastes electricity, drives up customer cellular data bills or takes longer than really needed? Let’s look at how device updates have traditionally been done…

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Our Engineers: Bryan Siepert

July 29, 2021

Bryan Siepert joined Dojo Five as a Firmware Engineer in June of 2021, working from San Francisco, CA – home of legendary fog, amazing Mexican food, and a few other remarkable things…

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Our Engineers: Kane Iverson

July 29, 2021

Kane Iverson is a senior firmware engineer at Dojo Five, and he’s been our ace systems engineer since August, 2020. Kane resides in Portland, Oregon…

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Our Engineers: Ben Hammen

June 30, 2021

Ben is Livin’ the Dream on a Farmette. He has been a Principal Firmware Engineer at Dojo Five since May of 2021, and is our favorite Wisconsinite on staff, residing in Berlin, WI…

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Our Engineers: Ander Galisteo

June 30, 2021

Dr. Ander Galisteo started at Dojo Five as our resident security expert and Senior Firmware Engineer in May of 2021. While he probably can’t actually see into the future, he resides in Andoain, Spain…

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Making Your Code Easy to Read

June 14, 2021

Making code easy to read is not only a kindness shown to your fellow developers, but also to future you! If you read our previous post in this series, you should know the basics on how to read code and the important things to look out for…

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Our Engineers: Zhi Xuen Lai

May 27, 2021

Zhi Xuen Lai is a Firmware Engineer with Dojo Five, and has been slinging code with us since May of 2019. Zhi has a BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Minnesota…

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Our Engineers: Aaron Fontaine

May 27, 2021

Aaron Fontaine joined Dojo Five as a Senior Firmware Engineer in April of 2021. He has Minnesota in his heart, growing up in Southwest Minneapolis, attending college in Duluth and settling back in South Minneapolis…

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Our Engineers: Taylor Street

April 28, 2021

Taylor Street is a Senior Firmware Engineer at Dojo Five and joined us in March of 2021. He works remotely from beautiful Carson City, Nevada. Taylor’s background is diverse, which helps him bring a unique…

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Our Engineers: Patrick Little

April 27, 2021

Patrick Little is a Senior Firmware Engineer at Dojo Five and joined us in March of 2021. Patrick always thought he was going to be “a programmer” growing up…

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Plant Moisture Monitoring with an STM32 Nucleo

March 23, 2021

Zhi Xuen Lai of Dojo Five walks you through his plant moisture monitoring project, which uses an STM32 Nucleo board and includes mobile notifications.