ARM Cortex-A5 MPCore Software Development

3 days
Contact Feabhas (available for on-site delivery only)
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Course Outline



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

Course Overview


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

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