USB Complete: The Developer's Guide

USB Complete: The Developer's Guide

Paperback Complete Guides series

By (author) Jan Axelson

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  • Publisher: Lakeview Research, U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 504 pages
  • Dimensions: 175mm x 226mm x 36mm | 975g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Madison
  • ISBN 10: 1931448086
  • ISBN 13: 9781931448086
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white tables, figures
  • Sales rank: 221,081

Product description

This updated edition of the best-selling developer's guide to the Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface covers all aspects of project development, including hardware design, device firmware, and host application software.Topics include how to choose a device controller chip, how to write device firmware for USB communications, how to cut development time by using USB device classes, and how to write software to access devices that perform vendor-specific functions. Also discussed are hardware interfacing, using bus power, wireless technologies, and USB On-The-Go.The book presents example code for accessing USB devices using Visual Basic .NET and Visual C# .NET. The example code shows how to detect device arrival and removal and how to transfer vendor-defined data using the human interface device class and Microsoft's WinUSB driver. Also covered is how to write device firmware to communicate with the USB host.The Fourth Edition covers USB 3.0 and SuperSpeed and has new information on controller chips, USB classes, power use, and Microsoft's WinUSB driver.The author's website has program code, articles, and other information of interest to USB developers. (

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Author information

Jan Axelson is the author of seven books about computers and electronic technology, including "Embedded Ethernet and Internet Complete," "Serial"" Port"" Complete," and "USB Mass Storage." Her articles have appeared in "Circuit Cellar," "EDN," "Embedded Systems Programming," and "Nuts & Volts." She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.