Why I hate DarwinPorts/MacPorts.

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Because they aren’t bsd ports. They force you to carry redundant dependencies. They do not allow you to fetch and compile the source files in a transparent way. They do not give you clean access to the patches they use to make things work. They haven’t had a current version of avr-gcc in over 4… Read more »

Avr C programming references (linux-osx biased)

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Unix_Programming_Environment http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_C_Programming_Language_(book) http://www.nongnu.org/avr-libc/user-manual/index.html http://www.avrfreaks.net/wiki/index.php/Documentation:AVR_GCC http://tom-itx.dyndns.org:81/~webpage/how_to/atmega168/mega168_howto_main_index.php

Windward Notes.

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Mantras, Modularization. Simplicity. Stepwise refinement. Tools DS1306 Best code example is at .http://www.nearfuturelaboratory.com/2006/12/14/arduino-and-ds1306-real-time-clock/ only problem with sample code is that it only works in the full sp mode and the diagram on the page shows the other mode. (need a32khz crystal) To Do: Exchange for Tuesday Give walt 32khz crystals proto boards Bare lcd (maybe… Read more »

TestBox

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The testbox is an LCD/Dorkboard based arduino clone with two buttons and a pair of potentiometers. The switches, power and 4 io pins are made avaliable via screw terminals on the ouside of the testbox. #include /*————————————————————– pulse generator for test box Depending on the setting of left dial send send pulses out on digital… Read more »