Monthly Archives: June 2010

VI.K.A.S Updates – IV

Now Nokia 3310 LCD is working with multi-line display. Need to work on the Fonts side since they are too small. At least an 8×8 font is needed to have better user experience. Also working towards converting the conventional Reg … Continue reading

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MSP430 LaunchPad: TI Foray into the Hobbyist Market

LaunchPad development kit is a part of the TI’s MSP430 Value Line series. LaunchPad has an integrated DIP target socket that supports up to 20 pins, allowing MSP430 Value Line devices to be dropped into the LaunchPad board. Also, an … Continue reading

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Removal of all .svn Directories and Files

Yeterday I was looking out for a quick clean solution to removal of the .SVN directories from one of my projects. Its difficult to have the complete sub directories cleaned up.Then I found an easy solution(for Windows):1. Create a file … Continue reading

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Electronics Shops

Listed are some of the shops that I am acquainted with: Bharteya(Indian): Tenet TechnetronicsMost of the ARM based kits and wireless stuff as well as kits/parts from Sparkfun , Embest and ThaiEasyElecKits-n-SparesAn oldie in this business, all ‘Electronics For You’ Magazine … Continue reading

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VI.K.A.S Updates – III

Now EEPROM 24LC16 I2C driver is working. Also the UART has come alive with both receive and transmit working. The PSU now uses a TPS7333 a nice 3.3V regulator from TI. Need to check out the display now.

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VI.K.A.S Updates – II

Today the Serial port code is working with both receive as well as Transmit happening properly. I have fixed the keypad on the base board. Here is a picture of the setup. Next I need to connect the display. Also the charger … Continue reading

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Web Development Made Simple – I

I was looking around for some easy to implement CMS(Content Management Systems) for my Friend. Well out of all the big CMS like Joomla, Drupal, etc my friend wanted some thing radically simple without the Database stuff. So I found … Continue reading

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