Interrupts


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Interrupts
101060110303001030700InterruptsThe interrupt is the main tool for event-driven programming in a microprocessor. If the user wants to write a program to react to predefined actions, the only solution is using interrupts. The most important (and confusing) property of interrupts is their unpredictability. Since interrupts are generated by hardware, it is not possible to predict when they will occur. This chapter is about interrupts on the MSP430. We start by explaining what happens when an interrupt occurs. Then, step-by-step we explore the interrupt concept.
What Happens When an Interrupt Occurs? W…
Citation
Cem Ünsalan, Ph.D.,; H. Deniz Gürhan: Programmable Microcontrollers with Applications: MSP430 LaunchPad with CCS and Grace. Interrupts, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export