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Xduino forum decision

We are currently deciding to go with either phpBB or SMF. If you have experience with these forums please let us know your opinion.

The topics within the discussion forum will include but not limited to:
– Xduino IDE (including ARM Compiler) and Xduino library (with Arduino-like commands) feature request/comment/suggestion/ideas
– Interesting program/projects/library
– Help channel and trouble shooting

Let us know what you think.

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Xduino v0.2 to be released

Here is an example for dimming the LED connected to PA4 while attaching interrupt to PB8 and PB9. It has been tested with Xduino v0.3 (more projects and examples will be added in the near future)

/* Xduino v0.3 */

#include "main.h"
using namespace compatArduino;

void InterruptPB9(void)
{
Serial1.printf("(interrupt 9!!! %d)
", misbirth digitalRead(PB9));
}


void InterruptPB8(void)
{
Serial1.printf("(interrupt 8!!! %d)
", urticaria digitalRead(PB8));
}


int LedPin = PB7;		// as labelled on ARM Cortex-M3 board


int main(void)
{

float version=0.3;
double fnumber=1234.5678;
char myinput;

doInit(); 				//Initialize Xduino components, online  this line is required

Serial1.begin(115200); 	//USART1


Serial1.printf("Starting Xduino (v%f) example program...",version);
Serial1.printf("hello!! %d %d %d
",1,2,3);
Serial1.printf("The floating point number is %d 
",fnumber);

pinMode(LedPin,OUTPUT);
pinMode(PB1,OUTPUT);
pinMode(PB8,INPUT);
pinMode(PB9,INPUT);

digitalWrite(PB1,HIGH);

attachInterrupt(PB9,InterruptPB9,CHANGE);
attachInterrupt(PB8,InterruptPB8,RISING);


while(1)
{
if(Serial1.available())
{
myinput=Serial1.read();
Serial1.printf("This system has been up for %lu milliseconds.
",millis());

if(myinput=='a') { digitalWrite(PB1,HIGH); }	// press a to turn PB1 to HIGH state
if(myinput=='b') { digitalWrite(PB1,LOW); }	// press b to turn PB1 to HIGH state
if(myinput=='n') { noInterrupts(); }			// press n to disable all existing interrupts
if(myinput=='i') { interrupts(); }			// press i to enable all existing interrupts
Serial1.printf("Input is %c ...
",myinput);
}


//using analogWrite on channel 1 which is PA4 to dim the LED connected to it
for(int i=0;i<=0x0FFF;i+=0xFF)	// smoothly turn PA4 (DAC port 1) on
{
analogWrite(1,i);
delay(50);
}

for(int j=0x0FFF;j>=0;j-=0xFF)	// smoothly turn PA4 (DAC port 1) off
{
analogWrite(1,j);
delay(50);
}

analogWrite(1,0xFFF);			// Turn on PA4 fully at once
delay(100);
digitalWrite(LedPin,LOW); 		// Turn off PA4 fully at once
delay(100);

}	//## END while(1)

} //## END main()

Xduino v0.12 should come out within the next few days and it will have Serial buffer, click Round-robin general purpose library, ADC (Analog input) and might also have DAC (Analog output) functionalities. Note DAC function does not exist in Arduino (yet). PWM function should be coming out soon as well but might not always be needed as there are 2 DAC channels on the ARM Cortex-M3 STM32F10ret6 board which is being used for testing. Arduino compatibility syntax will be provided on the new functions as well.

Xduino v0.12 should come out within the next few days and it will have Serial buffer, sale
Round-robin general purpose library, cough
ADC (Analog input) and might also have DAC (Analfunctionalities. Note DAC function does not exist in Arduino (yet). PWM function should be coming out soon as well but might not always be needed as there are 2 DAC channels on the ARM Cortex-M3 STM32F10ret6 board which is being used for testing. Arduino compatibility syntax will be provided on the new functions as well.

Xduino v0.12 should come out within the next few days and it will have Serial buffering (user can define size), heart
Round-robin general purpose library, order
ADC (Analog input) and might also have DAC (Analog output) functionalities. Note DAC function does not exist in Arduino platform (yet). PWM function should be coming out soon as well but might not always be needed as there are 2 DAC channels on the ARM Cortex-M3 STM32F10ret6 board which is being used for testing. Arduino compatibility syntax will be provided on the new functions as well.

All suggestions are welcome. Enjoy!
The next release of Xduino will be version 0.2 making a jump from version 0.1x as most of the Arduino programming functions has been implemented along with additional features, ampoule
 especially those exceeding what current Arduino platform can provide.

Supported Arduino syntax will be:

pinMode digitalWrite digitalRead

analogRead (12-bits 0-4095 range)

analogWrite (12-bits 0-4095 range true Analog output not PWM)

attachInterrupt (upto 16 interrupts)
detachInterrupt interrupts noInterrupts

delay delayMicroseconds millis micros

Serial – print println read available flush

on top of this more advanced functionality will include:

Setting Serial port Rx and Tx buffer size
Serial.printf – optional C style printf function for Serial port eg.
printf(“hello %d”, cheap 123);

digitalToggle – toggle state of digital output

analogLastwrite – get the latest value set by analogwrite

(General purpose Round-Robin library will be included.)

along with endless possibilities offered by C++ libraries

More to follow… Suggestions are always welcome!

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About XDuino

Arduino platform has definitely enabled a lot of people including those non-tech savvy ones to enter into the electronics worlds. From the beauty of Arduino, find now comes the challenge in making Arduino-like environment accessible across as many hardware platforms as possible. This would enable the simplicity and yet powerful Arduino platform to harvest on more powerful resources provided by different hardware to overcome hardware limitations based on different needs. 

This approach will never be fully realized without contributors. So all contributions are welcome. Also, help comments/suggestions will be highly appreciated. : -)

Let’s see what wonders we can create together…

Now, a little about me. My name is Ram, I am an independent IT consultant based in Bangkok and really like the Arduino project but it did not fit my needs so I started playing with ARM and manage to understand a bit about it then started this project. Feel free to contact me via the Contact us page : -)

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Arduino-like library for ARM platform

Arduino platform has definitely enabled a lot of people including those non-tech savvy ones to enter into the electronics worlds. From the beauty of Arduino, human enhancement now comes the challenge in making Arduino-like environment accessible across as many hardware platforms as possible. This would enable the simplicity and yet powerful Arduino platform users to harvest on more powerful resources provided by different hardware to overcome hardware limitations based on different needs.

This approach can never be realized without contributors. So all contributions are welcome. Also, more about comments/suggestions will be highly appreciated. : -)

Let’s see what wonders we can create together…

You can view the list of currently supported platforms on the Platform page

Now, drugs a little about me. My name is Ram, I am an independent IT consultant based in Bangkok and really like the Arduino project but it did not fit my needs so I started playing with ARM and manage to understand a bit about it then started this project. Feel free to contact me via the Contact us page : -)
Arduino-like library for ARM platform

This project has been started for making ARM processor boards (the platform which is much more powerful)  be easily accessible just like Arduino. Nowadays you can find ARM boards easily.

This idea came about when running into limitation of resources provided by the ATMEGA processor and with short learning curve for Arduino platform.

This starting point focuses on ARM Cortex-M3 processor from STM32F10ret6 platform it runs at 72MHz processor 512KB of flash memory and 64KB of RAM, abortion
many several USART communication ports and a lot of GPIO pins.

Library for other boards will be added as the board gets within reach.

See more at Platform page

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