Jan Axelson’s books and website are the best resources for anyone doing USB development. Well written, concise and complete – if you’re doing any kind of USB dev you’ve either run across her work or (like us) own half her books!
Jan Axelson is the author of seven books about computers and electronic technology, including USB Complete, Serial Port Complete, USB Mass Storage, and Embedded Ethernet and Internet Complete. Jan’s articles have appeared in Embedded Systems Programming, EDN, Circuit Cellar, Nuts & Volts, and other publications. Bill Machrone of PC Magazine has described Jan’s writing as ‘a model of clarity and conciseness.’
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