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Arduino M0 Pro (Zero) Serialavailable() does not work
M0 is ARM. We're in AVR-land.   nit: omit the "> 0" for style and convention reasons. does pin 13 on the M0 board toggle if you code it to toggle independent of what...
Sunday, 28 June 2015 - 04:45
Variable sizes in if statement
If a*b overflows a (16 bit) int, that's YOUR problem!   no run-time checking in microprocessor-land!
Sunday, 28 June 2015 - 04:41
avr studio header files, c++ header files
Agree. Learn C (not C++) on a PC using simple "console" (screen/keyboard, not GUI). Follow books' tutorial. Read and understand some good C examples. Defer doing C on a...
Friday, 26 June 2015 - 21:46
itoa works in one spot, not in the other
yes, I've disciplined myself to use snprintf and all kin. In C or C++
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 06:57
Atmel Studio 7.0 Beta
Yeah, I've used Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) on WIn 7 for years. I don't use any other anti-virus. Who more than Microsoft has a vested interest in preventing malware/...
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 06:51
Peter Dannegar Button Debounce Code Help
I've implemented switch debounce many times. I most often use this technique... In most projects/systems, there is a periodic clock interrupt, say, 100 or 1000 per second. In the...
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 06:45
Atmel Studio 7.0 Beta
clawson wrote: This does mean that Atmel Studio 7.0 does not support Windows XP. ...   Nothing is going to make me move from XP to one of the more inferior versions of...
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 04:31
TI CC3000 wifi module with ATMega168A
T.I. CC3000 -  I read widely, has many design and implementation issues. Enough to cause a painful shift from T.I. to Broadcam for's Photon product.   My own...
Monday, 22 June 2015 - 02:19
Floating Point Unit chip for my XMEGA
Yes. ARM Cortex M4. From many different manufacturers.
Monday, 22 June 2015 - 02:16
Atmel Studio 7.0 Beta
 I prefer using MS Visual Studio 2013 Community (free), with Visual Micro (free, w/optional low cost s/w debugger). Or VisualGDB, not free but low cost/excellent.  ...
Sunday, 21 June 2015 - 03:05
Could you please help me port this UART program into a program for LCD?
what code do you have now that can output to the LCD display, irrespective of the DHT-11? that is, take the DHT-11 out of the code, out of the picture. Get the LCD library w/...
Saturday, 20 June 2015 - 05:45
Redundant packet delivery in ZigBee APS ACKed Packets
is an "aps ACK" the same as an IEEE 802.1.54 MAC layer ACK, in terminology? Or is the term referring to an application layer ACK?   The IEEE 802.15.4 ACK must be sent in a...
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 06:38