EasyAVR3 dev system and new AVR Pascal compiler

Go To Last Post
23 posts / 0 new
Author
Message
#1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Hi all :shock:

A heads-up about new AVR tools.

Mikroelektronika has the newest version of their AVR dev board out now...the EasyAVR3.. it is really cool looking and is 114.00, it connects and is powered by the USB port. If it is as good as their PIC dev board (I have one) then it will be super!

They are also about ready to unveil the new Pascal compiler for AVR...these guys are real Pascal gurus and they use Delphi to create all of their compilers for PIC and AVR so I bet this compiler will be very nice...they will have a downloadable demo with a 2kb limit available.

I really like Pascal and Delphi and I am eagerly awaiting this new compiler..the other Pascal compiler for AVR is very expensive but Mikroelektronika prices their compilers so that a hobbiest can justify the purchase. The PIC Pascal compiler is just 99$ when bought with a dev board...I expect the AVR Pascal to be similarly priced.

Their BASIC compiler is also due out soon if you are a BASIC fan.

http://www.mikroelektronika.co.y...
[/img]

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Wow that looks tempting. I'm always impressed by companies that also put a bit of thought into their website design and:

http://www.mikroelektronika.co.y...

is a wonderful showcase for this.

Cliff

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Very impressive.

I too am a big fan of Pascal and Delphi but have never used Pascal for any embedded code. Any idea when their compiler is due to be launched? I will definitely try it out when it is.

Pete

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Wow, 32 buttons, 32 RED leds and that huge display. Looks like the only PC peripheral I'd really like to have. Amazing!

It's nice to hear that Pascal still lives too, I have warm feelings towards it. And Mr.Wirth really looks like Santa Claus :)

The Dark Boxes are coming.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Quote:
I too am a big fan of Pascal and Delphi

I have a small webpage with some freeware code I wrote in Delphi.
(don't expect much it's a bit lame)
Many people are using my Delphi unit called ExeMod.pas
and you can find that there along with several demos I wrote for
people :-)
http://www.geocities.com/gacarpe...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Quote:
Any idea when their compiler is due to be launched?

Nebojsa says hopefully by the end of this month the compilers will be out.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

New mikroPascal compiler for AVR is out:

More info here: http://www.mikroelektronika.co.y...

Download here: http://www.mikroelektronika.co.y...

Support forum here: http://www.mikroe.com/forum/

Best regards.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Just a little info. I downloaded the compiler to check it out. I don't know about the PIC version, but this thing generates lousy code IMHO. A Mega8 program I have uses 220 words of Flash and 0 bytes SRAM (3 variables put in registers) using Codevision. The Pascal compiler uses 422 words of Flash and 3 bytes of SRAM to do the same thing! Not very encouraging. The IDE is good and there are a bunch of libraries, but I think they are written similar to PIC routines and not optimal for AVR.

Randy

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Hi

Had a quick tryout of some demo codes specially the one with delay facility.
I receive errors when the delay has finish before it goes to do something else.
This matter has been reported to them & they are trying to rectify it.

Wasn't aware how the code generated became bloated stated by Randy.

Ken

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

For next release of mikroPascal we are planning to implement optimization.

*Expecting to generate 3 times less code.
*More libraries

Today: mikroBasic for AVR 1.0

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Have I miss this ?

Quote:
Today: mikroBasic for AVR 1.0

Is this for real or just a throw in ?

Maybe for PIC but not AVR or is it in the pipeline.

Not on their web page.

Ken

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

As of yesterday it was on their wwb site under the compiler heading at the bottom.

Randy

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

rstahlhu wrote:
As of yesterday it was on their wwb site under the compiler heading at the bottom.

Well it seems to have gone again. I just looked and the only item under Compilers and then AVR is the mikroPascal - no sign of mikroBasic for AVR yet (there is mikroBasic for PIC and dsPIC on the page though)

Cliff

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Who said anything about C. I only see mikroPascal mentioned and that is what I was referring to?!?!

Randy

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Ljudino,

Zhiv bio, veliki porast'o i hvala na lepim iznenadjenjima

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Ljudino,

Zhiv bio, veliki porast'o i hvala na lepim iznenadjenjima

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Ok ignoramus

What did this translate to in english of the last 2 posts (Ljudino+ignoramus)?

You got me there.

Ken

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Hey! ignoramus,
Would you mind keeping it in English please? So we can understand what is it all about!
If it's smthing personal, use the email or PM to that fellow...
Even so, posting twice the same thing won't help us to get it better, right?

Real men don't use backups, they post their stuff on a public ftp server and let the rest of the world make copies.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Apologies for repeated post.. am not sure how it came about to be.

As far as the trnslation is concerned just a note of thanks on pleasant surprises offered by the team Ljudina's post intimated he belonged to.

As far as the non english language presence in these rooms is concerned mine is not the first and I am sure not last.

I do have the common sense to not keep "pertinent" comments away from the general forum.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Hi

Had another look at their forum.
They did mention about the new mikroBasic for AVR should be ready very soon!!
Click on this link to see it
http://www.mikroe.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3277

Thanks for your clarification ignoramus.

Ken

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

@ignoramus:
Hey! don't worry! :-)
No problem for me. I understand that note (in Serbo-Croatian)... something like:
"Guys, live... (etc, etc) and thanks for the nice surprises!" Ok!

Real men don't use backups, they post their stuff on a public ftp server and let the rest of the world make copies.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

Yes, mikroBasic for AVR should be very soon (i think that mB will be released next week).
It was planned for friday(16.12), but we had some problems.
You'll be first to know when the new compiler for AVR come.

Best Regards.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Total votes: 0

New mikroBasic compiler for AVR is out:

More info here: http://www.mikroelektronika.co.y...

Download here: http://www.mikroelektronika.co.y...

Support forum here: http://www.mikroe.com/forum/

Best regards.