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victorin

Exists any emulator to test and debug software for arduino?

It is planned in near future?

thanks

mrbbp

Victorin,

the board is very cheap, why do you want an emulator.
Test your prog on the real and use serialWrite("I'm at step One") and ZTerm1.1b7.OSX.dmg (on osx), a terminal emulation program to check the serial.

prior help from david in this thread

hope that'll help

eric

victorin

I want an emulator to debug step-by-step the software.

It's true that trought serial port I can do a 'message debugging' but in my experience it's more confortable do with simulated environment.

My experience in pic debugging is with proteus iris software. It's commercial soft, similar to eagle. Iris has an 'emulator' of the logic circuit you design and allows to run step-by-step, changing input states dinamicly, etc.,

It's very useful but is not open source :(

Thank you for the reply

mrbbp

In french we have a sentence :
"to have butter and butter's money back"

You want the avantage of commercial soft with the fee of open source !

Make a choice Victorin ;)

Oliver Keller

Well, there is JTAG available on all Atmegas bigger than the Atmega8 on the current Arduino boards. With JTAG you have breakpoints, run control and variable/memory watch. So this is possible, in principal (the Atmega128 on the wiring boards could allready do it)!
But you need a special JTAG programmer, too. And most important, the Arduino and Wiring IDEs lag JTAG support at the moment...

Oli

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