I don't know your situation but instructors often have a "I know better than you no matter what you say" mentality
lol, I'm aware and afraid of that.
if it will fit the bill your chances of success are substantially greater based on your existing experience.
That is true and that is what I want.
I think it's an excellent idea to review the datasheet of the SAM3X8E with my instructor. I know TMS is faster but for my needs the speed of the Due may be enough.
I don't want to learn Code Composer
I don't even have a TMS board and they are expensive.