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python-parallel/python-serial

Post by eddie » Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:23 pm

just started playing with python-parallel on ubuntu. I was not a fan of python, but it is beginning to grow on me. i want to use old linux based computers for industrial control and robotics. It looks like so far that python may fit the bill for prototypes and proof of concept..

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Re: python-parallel/python-serial

Post by riddlebox » Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:04 am

Eddie,
I have played with it a bit, I need to look into it some more. One of my projects was to take a RC Car and control it from my laptop. I have the code posted on
http://vallista.idyll.org/~james/
along with other projects, eventually I will be posting them on my real site www.nigmatech.com (nothing is there now except for playing around with drupal)
I havent played with the code in like 3 years but I am hoping things havent changed that much, I may resurrect it someday

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Re: python-parallel/python-serial

Post by eddie » Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:18 pm

Thanks, I will look at the code. I am looking just to turn on and off switches and communicate with some micro-controllers. rather than all the game stuff though..

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Re: python-parallel/python-serial

Post by riddlebox » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:17 pm

it wasnt a game, it was using a real RC Car

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Re: python-parallel/python-serial

Post by eddie » Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:25 am

I did not see anything that looked like what I thought was a pyparallel command. looks like all graphic commands. But then I am not wise in these ways.

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Re: python-parallel/python-serial

Post by riddlebox » Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:31 pm

ahh yeah,
I must have put the wrong script up there that is the one that I used to get my pygame stuff working to use the arrow keys
now I need to go to my backups to find the finished script

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Re: python-parallel/python-serial

Post by eddie » Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:08 pm

Update to the update:
Became frustrated with python not being compilable and pyparallel in some ways was a pain. Started using C and Freebasic to do what I needed without any extra libraries. with Freebasic the same code works on Redmond based boxes as well as Linux. Yes, I heard about freeze. Too little too late.


Update:
This page answered my questions: http://pyserial.sourceforge.net/pyparallel.html

interesting page:

http://orionrobots.co.uk/tiki-index.php ... ED%20Board

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