Posts Tagged ‘c’

How to make your own custom GNU Radio blocks – the C++ way

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

If you're a GNU Radio user you know that most of the functions you need are contained the stock group of GNU Radio blocks. However, there are times when you may want to code up a custom block to perform a unique function not found on the stock blocks. Jean-Benoit...

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Parallax Propeller C learning system

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Parallax has revamped their tutorials for learning to program the Propeller in C. You can find a number of programming tips and examples as well as links to the SimpleIDE open source programming tool for use with Propeller C on the Learn.Parallax.C site. For more information on the SimpleIDE download...

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Takeoff on vintage HP printer hack displays stock prices

Monday, September 24th, 2012

This HP Printer Display Hack by Chris Miller is a simple background application that periodically checks the current price of a selected stock and sends it to the display of HP (and compatible) laser printers. It is a takeoff on the 1990s hack that used HP Job control language to...

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Propeller GCC Beta enables programming in C and C++

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Parallax has announced the availability of the Propeller GCC/SimpleIDE programming environment for the Propeller chip. "Now you can program your Propeller based application in C or C++! Parallax is proud to announce that it is moving into the beta phase for Propeller GCC – Parallax’s new open-source, multi-OS, and multi-lingual...

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SDR#: C#-based SDR app

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Here's a new open source Windows SDR application. According to the developers, "SDR# (read SDR Sharp) is a simple, intuitive, small and fast PC-based DSP application for Software Defined Radio. It’s written in C# with both object design correctness and performance in mind. The main purpose is to offer a...

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AnalogDemo: plot data and upload to Pachube in C#

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Luca Dentella has written a tutorial outlining the process of receiving data over a PC serial port, plotting it on a chart and sending to Pachube. You can download Luca's code from the project's Github repository page. Via the contact form.

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Our bookshelf: C a Reference Manual

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Every now and then we need a good general reference while programing in C. C a Reference Manual, coauthored by Samuel Harbison 3rd. and Guy Steele Jr. is a great addition to any software hacker's bookshelf. now in its fifth edition it covers c from the c standard (c1989) to...

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Advanced Arduino hacking

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Maik Schmidt likes the Arduino, but like many of us he realizes the platform's potential for advanced techniques beyond the IDE. In this article from the Pragmatic Bookshelf, he highlights the steps a beginner can take to learn how to develop software for the Arduino in a deeper way. Starting...

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Claymation pointer tutorial

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Learn the basics of pointers in a three minute clay animation. Via Adafruit.

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Windows C EEPROM programmer script

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

James submitted an example binmode script in C for Windows. It programs an ASCII hex file onto an I2C eeprom like the 24FC64. This is an excellent demo for anyone who wants to make a native Windows application that interfaces the Bus Pirate. Don’t forget that we want your scripts...

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