Course 4: Microcontrollers » Lesson 6: Polling vs Interrupts

Lesson 1

Introduction to Microcontrollers

Lesson 2

Hardware Hello World

Lesson 3

Input and Output

Lesson 4

Timers and Timing

Lesson 5

Analog to Digital Conversions

Lesson 6

Polling vs Interrupts

Lesson 7

Communicating with a PC

Lesson 8

Design an LED Game

Lesson 9

Design a Cyclops Eye

Lesson 10

AVR vs Arduino

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Lesson 6: Polling vs. Interrupts

In order to make your system as efficient as possible, you need to build a reactive system instead of a brute force polling system. In this lesson, we will explore why interrupts are important and why polling is inefficient.

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