ARM Cortex-A5 MPCore Software Development

Course category
Training area
Course code
3 days
Additional information
For price: Contact Feabhas (available for on-site delivery only)

This training course covers the issues involved in developing software for platforms powered by the ARM Cortex-A5 application processors. 


  • Basic understanding of ARMv7-A exception model
  • Familiarity with ARM assembler and C programming
  • Experience of embedded system development is helpful but not essential

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at software developers writing low level and bare-metal code for ARMv7-A processors, concentrating on the Cortex-A5 processor.


  • Three days

Course materials:

  • Delegate handbook


Day 1:

  • Introduction to the ARM Architecture
  • Cortex-A5 MPCore Overview
  • Cahces and Branch Predition
  • Using the MMU
  • Writing C for ARM
  • Booting a Cortex-A5 MPCore

Day 2:

  • Barriers
  • OS Support
  • Synchronization
  • Cache Coherency
  • Programming the GIC

Day 3:

  • Cortex-A5 Power Management
  • Debug - PMU Workbook
  • NEON Overview
  • TrustZone