Tag: microcontroller

eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System

Hi! 🙂 As you may already know, I am one of the founders of eLab Hackerspace, in Faro, Portugal. In case you didn’t read it, I have made a post about the birth of eLab Hackerspace before. It is located inside the Institute of Engineering of the University of the Algarve and its members are…




Using Piklab with Tiny PIC Bootloader

Following my previous post on How to Setup a PIC Microcontroller Development Environment in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot With Piklab + SDCC, now I’ll show you how to use the Tiny PIC Bootloader with Piklab.   Piklab already has programming interfaces for various programmers, including the Tiny Bootloader. To configure it you must go to…




Project Aurora

Hi! Once again some time has passed since my last post. I’d like to post more often but I’ve been having some busy days. This time I’m writing about a project I developed mostly with my friends and colleagues Gonçalo Pereira and Fábio Martins. The project was slowly developed from December of 2010 to May…




How to setup a PIC microcontroller development environment in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot with piklab + sdcc

Hi! In this blog entry I’ll show you how to setup a development environment to develop and compile code for Microchip’s PIC microcontrollers. We’ll need three main packages:   gputils – a collection of tools for the Microchip (TM) PIC microcontrollers. It includes gpasm, gplink and gplib. sdcc – small device C compiler piklab –…




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