- eCos - The embedded configurable operating system by Cygnus Solutions (Wikipedia)
- Manual: The eCos Component Writer’s Guide, by Bart Veer and John Dallaway, published in 2001, available from eCos Documentation.
- Book: Embedded software development with eCos, by Anthony J. Massa, published in 2003 at Prentice Hall, available from Amazon
- Book: Software Build Systems: Principles and Experience, by Peter Smith, published in 2011 at Addison Wesley, available from Amazon
- IEEE Std 830-1998: IEEE Recommended Practice for Software Requirements Specifications, published in 1998
- CMSIS-Pack - Arm mechanism to install software, device support, APIs, and example projects
Distribution management systems
- OpenEmbedded - the build framework for embedded Linux (with more detail in the Yocto documentation)
- BitBake User Manual
- Gentoo Development Guide
- MacPorts Guide
- Arch PKGBUILD
- NPM - the package manager for JS (special interest for the packet.json format)
- yotta - mbed module manager
IoT development environments
For an exhaustive list, see Wikipedia.
- Apache Maven (written in Java, XML configuration files)
- SCons (configuration files are Python scripts)
- RAKE - Ruby Make (tasks and dependencies in Ruby)
- buildr - Apache Buildr is a build system for Java-based applications
- Gradle (written in Groovy)
- CMake (written in C++; uses native builders like make)
- Waf (a build tool written in Python)
- GNU Make (the classical tool; hopeless for folders with spaces)
For an exhaustive list see Wikipedia.
- Hudson (the original Sun project, donated by Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation)
- Jenkins (the more active fork, backed by the project creator)
- Travis (the GitHub prefered solution, very good integration)
- Felix Geisendörfer’s Node.js Style Guide
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