Reply to post: Re: 8051: one of the most widely used

Influential Valley gadfly and Intel 8051 architect John Wharton has died

Andy Landy

Re: 8051: one of the most widely used

until fairly recently, all FTDI chips were basically an embedded 8051 with built-in USB peripheral

as recently as last week I was playing around with graphics LCD modules as part of my day job, and the manufacturer's reference code is in 8051 assembler

I have no problem at all believing this...

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