An Embedded Software Primer [David E. Simon] on www.gellertoytrains.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I sincerely wish (this book) had been available when I had to learn all this stuff the hard way. --Steve Vinoski An excellent job of introducing and defining the jargon associated with embedded systems/5(36). David E. Simon is a partner in Probitas Corporation, a software development consulting firm. Much of his work at Probitas is in embedded systems for firms such as Apple, Adobe, Hewlett-Packard, and Symbol Technologies. David has 20 years of experience in software development, and is the author of three previous books.4/5(12). An embedded software primer is a clearly written, insightful manual for engineers interested in writing embedded-system software. The example-driven approach puts you on a fast track to understanding embedded-system programming and applying what you learn to your projects. This book will give you /5(2).