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How can I declare an array of variable size (Globally)

I'd like to make three arrays of the same length. According to the documentation, Arrays must be defined as int myArray[10]; where 10 can be substituted for a known length (another integer), or filled ...
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Why is it considered bad practice to use the 'new' keyword in Arduino?

I previously asked this question: Is it required to delete variables before going to sleep? On that question, @Delta_G posted this comment: ... Really on a microcontroller I would create the object ...
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AVR - How to know that there is collision between stack and heap or the memory has filled?

I am using the dynamic memory in AVR microcontroller, so How to know that there is collision between stack and heap or if the memory has been filled?
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Slice string at “:”

I need to slice a string (eg- 4:288:18464:288:4) at ":" into an array({4, 288, 18464, 288, 4}) I used the following code, but its giving only '4' in the serial monitor when "4:288:18464:288:4," is ...
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Using malloc() and free() for a stack/linkedlist [closed]

I know this question has been asked before, however it was asked two years ago and I have some other constraints to add. (Previous question here) : Is using malloc() and free() a really bad idea on ...
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Understanding global variables on Arduino

I am rewriting a set of LED manipulation functions to be more object oriented, and I have found that, mysteriously, my global variable memory space has been over consumed, despite a reduction of the ...
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Simple compiler design help: Variable length arrays in Arduino?

I'm trying to write a simple compiler in the Arduino language that I am making up for my lab. The compiler will have to be able to turn a string like this: "do command_one 3 times" into a data ...
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How to write a function to return matrix?

I need a function to return a 2x2 rotation matrix, something like: float matrix(float phi){ float R[2][2] = { {cos(phi), -sin(phi)}, {sin(phi), cos(phi)} }; return R; } But ...
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What happens when you call malloc()/free()/new/delete?

So I understand that generally speaking, dynamic allocation should be avoided. My question isn't how or why, but what happens when you call a function that allocates memory? On Windows or Linux, when ...
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Understanding heap fragmentation

I finally understand why people do not allocate memory when it comes to micro-controllers. The reason is because as you allocate different objects on the heap of various sizes and then you delete them ...
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Add char at intervals in a String

I'm trying to create a function that will take a String as an input, and at every 20 characters, it will instert "\n" so that the string doesn't go off the side of my screen (I'm using an ...