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WICED® Wi-Fi™ 101 - Chapter 3: WICED RTOS Features

In Chapter 3, you'll learn about the Real Time Operating System (RTOS) that WICED is built on. Exercises you'll go through will get you quickly up to speed on using an RTOS to simplify even the most complex IoT systems. Get started here today and stay tuned for Chapter 4!

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Welcome to Chapter 3. In this introduction video you'll learn all about the Real Time Operation System (RTOS) that WICED is built on. Trust us, this makes your life easier – watch to learn why!

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In the first lesson of Chapter 3 in this series, you'll learn how to create a thread in WICED. You'll need to know how to do this when you find that you have multiple jobs to do, and they all have different timing constraints.

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This lesson is all about semaphores. You'll learn what they do, why they're important and how they can help you. You can also watch this lesson for a few riveting computer science history tidbits.

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In lesson 3-3 you're going to learn all about mutual exclusion. In other words, a mutex, which is an RTOS primitive that allows a thread to lock a resource until it is done with it. 

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Lesson 3 is almost complete! After this video, you'll be a professional when it comes to the RTOS queue. 

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In this video, we're wrapping up Chapter 3 of our WICED Wi-Fi series. The last RTOS primitive you'll be learning about is the timer. Go ahead, get started. 

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