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Queue class hierarchy

A Queue allows you to queue pointers to data from producer threads to consumer threads.

Queue class reference

Public Member Functions
 Queue ()
 Create and initialize a message Queue of objects of the parameterized type T and maximum capacity specified by queue_sz. More...
 ~Queue ()
 Queue destructor. More...
bool empty () const
 Check if the queue is empty. More...
bool full () const
 Check if the queue is full. More...
uint32_t count () const
 Get number of queued messages in the queue. More...
osStatus put (T *data, uint32_t millisec=0, uint8_t prio=0)
 Inserts the given element to the end of the queue. More...
osEvent get (uint32_t millisec=osWaitForever)
 Get a message or wait for a message from the queue. More...

Queue example

Queue<message_t, 32> queue;

message_t *message;


osEvent evt = queue.get();
if (evt.status == osEventMessage) {
    message_t *message = (message_t*)evt.value.p;

Queue and MemoryPool example

This example shows Queue and MemoryPool managing measurements.

#include "mbed.h"

typedef struct {
    float    voltage;   /* AD result of measured voltage */
    float    current;   /* AD result of measured current */
    uint32_t counter;   /* A counter value               */
} message_t;

MemoryPool<message_t, 16> mpool;
Queue<message_t, 16> queue;
Thread thread;

/* Send Thread */
void send_thread (void) {
    uint32_t i = 0;
    while (true) {
        i++; // fake data update
        message_t *message = mpool.alloc();
        message->voltage = (i * 0.1) * 33; 
        message->current = (i * 0.1) * 11;
        message->counter = i;

int main (void) {
    while (true) {
        osEvent evt = queue.get();
        if (evt.status == osEventMessage) {
            message_t *message = (message_t*)evt.value.p;
            printf("\nVoltage: %.2f V\n\r"   , message->voltage);
            printf("Current: %.2f A\n\r"     , message->current);
            printf("Number of cycles: %u\n\r", message->counter);

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