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It only took two years (I’ve been a little busy) but I got this working on my Javelin stamp. The code is ugly. I have to refactor it to make it generic. But it works. Here’s the setup, and me pushing the 7 key (the keypad I got from All Electronics doesn’t have the numbers, so imagine this keypad looks like a telephone touch tone keypad):
Or you just look stupid. I recently received some advice from someone on a topic with which they have no experience. Yet this individual felt qualified to offer me advice from something they read in a Book.
I’ve also learned that when you pray for help improving a character quality (in this case patience) you will at some point (in this case out of the blue) be provided with the opportunity to practice that quality.
This one falls into the holy s— category of cool things to do using Ubuntu. I have used a dv8000 series HP Pavilion notebook for about a year and have had nothing but grief from the Touchpad that is located underneath the keyboard. Continue reading
I’ve recently gone big-time with Linux, specifically the Debian offshoot Ubuntu distro. I also like to program Microcontroller chips for fun. One thing I noticed: there are not a lot of choices in the free software space. Most of the software to program MCUs (specifically the editors, compilers, and programmers) are for Windows. Continue reading
This is a pretty rockin’ scope. 100m MHz. 4 Channels. I’ve tested everything out and it works great. Continue reading
Here’s my electronics lab. Where I will spend all my time when I get rich. Carry on.
I got my Javelin Stamp microprocessor the other day, and have converted my Basic Stamp 2 project code to Java. Continue reading