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Undergraduate degree in EE or CS and successful completion of the Linux System Programming and Introduction to Buildroot course.

Approx. 40 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Fundamentals of Linux kernel development.

  • How to build a custom Linux kernel driver and deploy on an Embedded Device.

  • How to use the Yocto project to build Embedded Device images

Skills you will gain

  • Shell Script
  • C Programming
  • Linux
  • Embedded Systems
Flexible deadlines
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Coursera Labs
Includes hands on learning projects.
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Advanced Level

Undergraduate degree in EE or CS and successful completion of the Linux System Programming and Introduction to Buildroot course.

Approx. 40 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week1
Week 1
9 hours to complete

Introduction to Device Drivers and Yocto

9 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 132 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Week2
Week 2
8 hours to complete

Linux Character Drivers and Debugging

8 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 80 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Week3
Week 3
12 hours to complete

Concurrency in the Linux Kernel

12 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 99 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Week4
Week 4
12 hours to complete

Kernel sleeping and ioctl

12 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes

About the Advanced Embedded Linux Development Specialization

Advanced Embedded Linux Development

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