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BASIC versus C - Professional use statistics
I was ruled out of one job (in Canada) because I had no experience on a particular IBM model (though I had used others in the family), but got another (in Australia) in a field...
Friday, 17 November 2006 - 01:15
BASIC versus C - Professional use statistics
In the '60s Computer Science course that I took, we were taught COBOL, Algol, FORTRAN and Mainframe Assembler (ICL 1900). My first job used FORTRAN and Assembler. I was then...
Thursday, 16 November 2006 - 05:05
tiny basic interpreter
Zilog had a Z8 microcontroller with TinyBasic preprogrammed in the ROM. (I used one to teach BASIC years ago). All you had to do was add an SRAM chip and 232 line drivers for your...
Tuesday, 14 November 2006 - 06:02
how can connect two avr with standard telephone line
Do you mean that you have to connect the two AVRs using telephone cable or connect them via a dial-up telephone connection? It is a lot simpler if you don't have to deal with an...
Tuesday, 3 October 2006 - 02:32
how to Convert 10pin AVR ISP to 6Pin mkII ISP
Congratulations - I see you got it working. Most of the ISP related problems I have had on my production boards are due to the effects of other components on the SPI lines. Where...
Thursday, 28 September 2006 - 03:04
how to Convert 10pin AVR ISP to 6Pin mkII ISP
I don't use a pullup on the Reset line (lazy :) ) The AVRISP may not be able to pull the line low. It holds the AVR in reset while serial programming. The first thing it does is...
Wednesday, 27 September 2006 - 04:55
how to Convert 10pin AVR ISP to 6Pin mkII ISP
Have a look at I posted a diagram of the 6- and 10-pin connectors. (read to end of tutorial -...
Wednesday, 27 September 2006 - 02:00
A One-wire spi device??
Have a look at and/or
Monday, 25 September 2006 - 02:09
ISP programming problem
I've had a similar problem with the tiny2313 and I found (by accident) that going to the Advanced tab and reading the signature bytes seemed to clear the problem. The AVRISP (I...
Monday, 18 September 2006 - 08:22
Copying code from AVR with lockbits set
If you buy enough of the Dallas/Maxim 1-wire unique ID chips, they will give you a prefix that is unique to your company. Each of your units will have a unique serial no and your...
Friday, 11 August 2006 - 01:33
Will PID solve my oscillation problem?
in EE Times Asia - Tuesday, August 01, 2006 Quote:How to make a PI controller on an 8bit MCU This article shows you how to implement a classical PI (proportional-integral)...
Wednesday, 2 August 2006 - 01:14
I want to modify the return adress of the Program Counter
I used to do this sort of thing when I was writing Operating Systems in assembly code on mainframes, but those processors had stack frame management instructions. If it's all your...
Tuesday, 1 August 2006 - 03:08