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[DPRG] AVR Mega Geek's Next Step...

Subject: [DPRG] AVR Mega Geek's Next Step...
From: A. Scientist angryscientist at gmail.com
Date: Fri Feb 19 09:59:17 CST 2010

Links?

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 9:57 AM, Dale Wheat <dale at dalewheat.com> wrote:

> Scientist (Angry),
>
> Yes, it's mostly "other people's software".  I write a lot of my own
> software. I write applications, drivers, compilers, interpreters and even
> operating systems for fun.  My methodology is to learn as much as possible
> about the existing tools, then make better tools.
>
> Yes, I'm sure it's a local issue.  Arduino IDE works fine on all my other
> computers.  I'm lead to believe others have been able to get it to work as
> well.  But it's a frustrating local issue, one which no one has been able to
> demystify.  I've posted on the Arduino forums and looked back up the family
> tree and seen that other people have a similar problem.  It inevitably leads
> back to someone stating that it is a "known Java bug" and dropping it there.
>  As I said before, it's most likely a conflict with some other software on
> my system.
>
> That's why I'm in the process of inventing all new technology to replace
> all this mish-mash.  Stay tuned.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dale Wheat
>
> (972) 486-1317
> (877) DALE WHEAT
> http://dalewheat.com
>
>
> A. Scientist wrote:
>
>> wouldnt winavr, avrdude, etc all be "other peoples software" ?
>>
>> sounds like a local issue, not an arduino/java issue.
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Dale Wheat <dale at dalewheat.com <mailto:
>> dale at dalewheat.com>> wrote:
>>
>>    Wes,
>>
>>    Thanks for the tip.  I tried that and it didn't help.  I suspect
>>    some sort of video card driver problem.  This is one of the big
>>    problems of relying on other people's software.
>>
>>
>>
>>    Thanks,
>>
>>    Dale Wheat
>>
>>    (972) 486-1317
>>    (877) DALE WHEAT
>>    http://dalewheat.com
>>
>>
>>    Wes Grimes wrote:
>>
>>        Dale,
>>        I had a similar problem with the Arduino menus after installing
>>        Windows 7.
>>        I fixed it by installing the latest version of Java. You then
>>        have to delete the Java folder from your Arduino folder, and
>>        replace it with the Java folder at C:\Program Files\Java.
>>        Thanks,
>>        Wes
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>        ----- Original Message ----
>>        From: Dale Wheat <dale at dalewheat.com <mailto:dale at dalewheat.com>>
>>        To: "Quinones, Jose" <jquinones at ti.com <mailto:jquinones at ti.com>>
>>        Cc: DPRG List <dprglist at dprg.org <mailto:dprglist at dprg.org>>
>>        Sent: Fri, February 19, 2010 8:26:55 AM
>>        Subject: Re: [DPRG] AVR Mega Geek's Next Step...
>>
>>        JIQ,
>>
>>        Nope, Arduino is completely self-contained.  You don't even have
>>        to "install" it in the traditional sense.  Just decompress the
>>        archive file into a directory/folder of your choosing and click
>>        on the "arduino.exe" executable.  Tada!
>>
>>        Arduino is Java-based.  It's a derivative of the "Processing"
>>        package, which I believe is a derivative of something else.  It
>>        doesn't work properly on my main computer at home for some
>>        reason.  All the menus appear blank.  Very frustrating.  No one
>>        knows why.
>>
>>        The Arduino IDE has all the same internal development tools
>>        (compiler, linker, bootloader, etc.) except for debugging or
>>        simulation.  Just select your particular flavor of Arduino
>>        hardware (it has evolved over the years) and your serial port
>>        and that's about it.
>>
>>        You might look at the class notes for my "Breadboard Arduino"
>>        class for a quick & easy introduction to the Arduino IDE.  Just
>>        skip the "Breadboard" parts:
>>
>>
>> http://www.dalewheat.com/pdf/How%20To%20Build%20an%20Arduino-compatible%20Physical%20Computing%20Platform%20on%20a%20Solderless%20Breadboard%20v1.1.pdf
>>
>>        If that link gets mangled, just browse my technical documents page:
>>
>>        http://www.dalewheat.com/pdf/
>>
>>
>>        Thanks,
>>
>>        Dale Wheat
>>
>>        (972) 486-1317
>>        (877) DALE WHEAT
>>        http://dalewheat.com
>>
>>
>>        Quinones, Jose wrote:
>>
>>            Thanks to all group members who helped me get up and running
>>            with the WIN AVR. Dale, it works great!!!
>>
>>             OK, so now I have been tempted into studying this Arduino
>>            madness. I have WinAVR, AVR Studio and downloaded the
>>            Arduino stuff.
>>
>>             Do I have to merge them together or is Arduino separate
>>            from AVR Studio/GCC land? I think I have been reading that
>>            Arduino generates C files. Will it compile them as well or
>>            do I have to manually take them and make an AVR Studio project?
>>
>>             I bet there is like a tutorial out there for
>>            present-dumbees like I must admit I am one of at the moment…
>>
>>             Thanks!
>>
>>             JIQ
>>
>>
>>
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