Cortex®-M23, M33: Armv8-M Architecture Training for Trainees with Knowledge of the Previous Version - Online Training
In this Online Training, you get familiar with the new Arm®v8-M architecture (Cortex®-M23 and -M33) and can write software in C and Assembler. You can locate programs in memory in secure and non secure configuration and test them. This is the perfect start for designing Cortex®-M23/M33 based systems.
After successfully taking part in the seminar and performing the related exercises, you will be granted the MicroConsult Training Certificate.
You know the new Armv8-M architecture (Cortex®-M23 and -M33) and can write software in C and Assembler. You can locate programs in memory in secure and non secure configuration and test them. This is the perfect start for designing Cortex®-M23/M33 based systems.
Your trainer: Dipl.-Ing. Remo Markgraf.
The Armv8-M Architecture Update Online Training addresses software and hardware developers with a basic knowledge of the previous architecture (Armv6-M/ Armv7-M architecture of the Cortex®-M0/M0+/M3/M4 or -M7).
Basic knowledge of the Armv6-M/ Armv7-M architecture of the Cortex®-M0/M0+/M3/M4 or -M7 as well as basic knowledge of ANSI-C and microcontrollers is required.
The training focuses on the new features offered by the Cortex®-M23, M33 and the Armv8-M architecture.
For those without knowledge or practical expierence, we recommend the following trainings (available both in face-to-face and in live online format):
TrustZone for Armv8-M
- Secure state transitions
- Function calls from secure state to non-secure state
- Function returns from non-secure state
- Practical exercises: Developing and setting up mixed secure/non-secure projects for Cortex®-M33
Cortex®-M (Armv8-M) Processor Architecture
- Stack limit register
- Secure state, security transitions
- Banked registers
- Cortex™-M memory map, system control block
- Practical exercises: New stack limit registers
Differences to the Armv6-M and Armv7-M Processor Architecture
Cortex®-M33, M23 Extended Instruction Set
- Branch and control flow instructions with security transitions
- Security instructions
- Assembler directives
- Practical exercises: Generating Assembler routines, Assembler debugging, code optimization
Exception and Interrupt Handling
- Security targeting
- Banked exceptions
- Banked vector tables
- Tail chaining with security transitions
- Interrupt configuration and status
- Secure exception priority boosting
- Secure faults
- Practical exercises: System tick, supervisor call and PendSV in the context of RTOS applications
- Practical exercises: Fault handlers and status information output
Memory Protection Unit MPU for Embedded Systems
- Armv8-M MPU
- Comparison to previous Armv7-M MPU
- Practical exercises: Programming the MPU
- Practical exercises: Dynamic reprogramming in the scheduler
Security Attribution Unit (SAU, IDAU)
- Overview on the security and implementation defined attribution unit
- Attribution attributes secure, non-secure, non-secure callable
- Practical exercises: Programming the security attribution unit
Hardware-near C Programming based on CMSIS
- CMSIS extensions for Armv8-M
Exercises with Keil µVision in Assembler and C
- Exercises for Armv8-M are performed with the Arm Simulator
NOTE: As an alternative to this online training, you may wish to learn about this architecture in more detail and take part in our face-to-face training (also available in live online format):
This online training will be available soon.