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Monday, December 27, 2010

Pinguino beta 9-05 is online !!

Hi guys,

Pinguino beta 9-05 is now available for download. You can download this release on Hackinglab website.
As usual, a lot of improvements were made in this beta, this is the changelog:
- new icons set (regino and miniregino)
- themes management
- new functions (Save/Save as, getCodeSize, ...)
- config. file (file history, last window position and size)
- regression test shell for the example folder ( only for linux )
Libraries :
- stdlib.c (light printf implementation)
- serial.c (added Serial.printf function)
- pwm.c (added new functions PWM.setfrequency, PWM.setdutycycle and PWM.setpercentdutycycle)
- sound.c (functions Sound and Play)
- 1wire.c (1wire.reset, 1wire.readbit, 1wire.writebit, 1wire.readbyte and 1wire.writebyte)
- 18b20.c (DS18B20.Read, DS18B20.MatchRom, DS18B20.ReadRom, DS18B20.Configure, DS18B20.Find, DS18B20.GetFirst, DS18B20.GetNext and DS18B20.crc)
Examples :
- serial/serialprintf.pde
- serial/getkey.pde
- pwm/sound/mysound.pde + picture
- 1wire/18B20/temp18b20.pde + + pictures

Many thanks to the developers of this release:
Regis ( Paintitblack ),
Marcus ( Annunakin ).

The beta testers helped a lot to find bugs:
Walter ( Walterleonardo ),

Remember that the pinguino road map is still online. You can write in this document everything you think useful for Pinguino. We use this paper to work on the next version.

The next version will be 'Pinguino32X'. We are currently working on this major release with PIC32 support.

Have fun, a nice Christmas ( too late !! ) and a happy new year !! ( too soon :-)

Pinguino Emperor

In the last issue of Servo-Magazine, Fred Eady wrote a paper on Pinguino. Fred designed a Pinguino compatible board called Emperor which is sold online by EDTP. He is now working on the 32 bits board wich will be the support for Pinguino32X first release.

Discover this article on Servo Magazine Website.
More info on the Emperor board on Fred website.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Pinguino Beta 9-05 Preview

Pinguino beta 9-05 is almost ready. Changelog is very long but you can see here some of the new functions.

Have fun

Pinguino IR Radar

Hi guys,

Marcus is still active, working on a great project with Pinguino. He built this radar with an IR sensor and an IR LED. The software is coded with QT and the sensor can see at 360° with a small stepper motor. Range is about 20 cm to 120 cm.

The software

The sensor

The prototype

More info soon on Marcus Website.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

A nice machine !!

I love this nice machine !!
I would like to have one for chistmas...............

See it and a lot of fun design on Pinguino Madrid