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con_lambrou

Hi all, pretty new at this, been playing with arduino for a couple of weeks now, the arduino code seems pretty straight forward but trying to kill two birds with one stone here and also learn c++, would like to control the LED (switch on and off) on the arduino board from a pc via the usb port, anybody written a c++ windows application? If so what compiler was used and does anybody have the code? I haven't done C++ programming in about 15 years.

Thank you in advance.

gnusci

This can be a good place for you to start

http://www.techideas.co.nz/
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gnusci

maxwelltsai1987

I think I have the same problem too. I think Serial Communication is the best way. My post: http://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic=167042.0

gnusci

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May 19, 2013, 05:48 pm Last Edit: May 19, 2013, 05:54 pm by gnusci Reason: 1
You will need something like WinAVR:

http://winavr.sourceforge.net/

And AVRDUDE:

http://www.nongnu.org/avrdude/

You can also use Firmata to do that:

https://github.com/eetorres/fl_firmata
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gnusci

anlsoft

i did some in VB6, controling 16 channel relay.

If you want it, just ask, and i will give it to you, the vb6 files, the exe file, and arduino file.

dataino

and why not using an ethernet shield? and a online database?

www.dataino.it

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