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Using Arduino with Ada

Software I2C master implementation

Some time ago I was spending evening with a friend and it came up that I had not ever written software I2C master routines, even though I have used I2C quite much in various projects.

So, to correct this omission, we armed ourselves with the I2C specification, sit down for ...

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AVR-Ada 1.2.2 RPMs for Fedora 25

Sparkfun DIY Arduino with ftdi cable

I have been slacking with Fedora AVR-Ada rpm binaries, but finally I found some time to make new binary rpms. These binaries are for Fedora 25 (x86_64), which will be released later in this month. I generated them on Fedora 25 (Server) Beta, but they should work on the released ...

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Software Serial for Adafruit Trinket (TX only)

Trinket on breadboard

Some AVR devices, like attiny85 (on Adafruit Trinket, for example), do not have hardware UART. However, it would be still nice to have serial output from them.

I wrote a simple Soft_Serial package, which can use any GPIO pin as TX UART pin.

package Soft_Serial is
   Serial_Pin : Boolean renames AVR ...
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AVR-Ada package for Debian Wheezy (7.x) on Raspberry Pi 1

As earlier for Ubuntu, I used the same quick-and-dirty package creation method and created AVR-Ada package for Raspberry Pi 1 running Debian Wheezy.

You can get the package from rpi1.ada-language.com by adding line:

deb http://rpi1.ada-language.com/wheezy ./

to your /etc/apt/sources.list file and running ...

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Disqus comments disabled, and other changes

I have made few changes to the theme of the blog.

The biggest change is that I disabled the comments. There haven't been that many comments in general and in most cases it just adds some extra weight to the site.

If you wish to see the old comments ...

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