Re: PicBasicPro+DT Interrupts vs mikroC PRO for PIC
Hi ya netstranger.nz,
I am just learning C++ right now, and not mikroe C, BUT as luck would have it I Do have an opinion ( who would have thought ) PBP interrupts " ON Interrupt " do leave a bit to be desired, and DT-INTS rock, but what IS DT_INTS anyway ? Here comes the opinion part, As I See It, DT_INTS is a function, much the same as the "C" functions which handle interrupts. Basic and C compilers essentially just turn human mnemonics into assembly code (which DT-INTS are) and the assembler MPASM turns it into the machine code (HEX) the pic requires. As I see it, the real advantage to C over Basic is this, All variables in basic are global and C can have temporary non global vars, and as such uses a bit less memory. Your program only has to work, every time. Both compilers will do that.
All that said, I vote use both! The upside to C is code portability from PICs to ATMEL to ? ? ? as there are flavors of C for almost every MCU on the market.
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