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IDE
Integrated development environment
CPU
Central processing unit
API
Application programming interface
ASM
Assembly language
PWM
Pulse width modulation
RTOS
Real time operating system
MCU
Micro controller unit, another name given to a typically lower powered micro processor. They may not be great at computations, however interaction with hardware is usually quite efficient.
SPI
Serial Peripheral Interface
I2C
Inter-Integrated Circuit, a communications technology developed by Phillips. Commonly referred to as 'I two C'.
SRAM
Static Random Access Memory