Monthly Archives: June 2012

How to read serial data from an Arduino in Linux with C: Part 1

EDIT: Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 of the writeup. Preface: I bought an Arduino a few months ago. Many of the projects I want to tackle require that the Arduino send data to a computer through the serial link. … Continue reading

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Two lessons from this weekend

Lesson 1: Errors are your friend. I’ve been working on closing up my serial port experiments (so that I can move on to do something interesting with it) and I ran into a big snag. Whenever I tried to read … Continue reading

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I haven’t been spending time on my hobbies the past few weeks. Work obligations, plus a brief vacation and family in town has taken up all of my free time. In situations like this I go into a passive “soak … Continue reading

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