Posts Tagged ‘documentation’

Why you should document your Open Source Hardware project

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Why you should document your Open Source Hardware project: This specific moment, that moment when you start working on the refinements of a product to create the second version, could be a great moment to document your invention. In fact, when you start again the production process, you already know...

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Posted in documentation, open source | 6 Comments »

Bus Pirate v3.6 added to the Fritzing library

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Fritzing is an open source GUI based program that allows users to document their prototypes, share them with others, show them in a presentation, and create a pcb layout for professional manufacturing. Mikhail added the Bus Pirate v3.6 to their parts library, and Systemstech made a quick sketch of it...

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Wiki now uses forum logins

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

You can now sign in to the documentation wiki with your forum user name and password. Anyone with a forum account can add pages, fix errors, and make updates. For the last couple months wiki registrations have been disabled. Wiki spammers are relentless, recaptcha and bad behavior only slowed the...

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Open source documentation templates

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

nbitwonder has some open source documentation templates for electronics experimenters: We created a set of open source documentation templates in LaTeX (the typesetting language, not the material). With them, makers and hobbyists can develop better documentation for their projects by focusing on the content of their documentation and not the...

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Coolrunner-II usage in educational toys

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Xilinx outlines how the Coolrunner-II CPLD can be applied in portable educational toy development. Don't forget our quick start guide for the Coolrunner-II, it explains the bare minimum circuit you need to get started with this chip.

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Posted in CPLD, documentation | 3 Comments »

Producing better documentation

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

NBitWonder sends us a meta how-to, documentation for producing better documentation: Documentation is fun!  Well… not really, but it’s a necessary evil if you plan to share your projects with the open-source community (or remember how you did something a year or two down the road).  Documentation may not be...

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Documentation wiki now available

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

A new documentation wiki has replaced the old project manual pages. A bunch of stuff has already been moved and formatted for the wiki. The wiki is open for public editing. We could use your help moving and updating guides,  and adding important details from the blog comments. If you...

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