[etoys-dev] Squeak Etoys interface with Arduino (first version available)

Gonzalo Zabala gzabala at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 12:52:30 EDT 2009

My name is Gonzalo. I work with Ricardo and Sebastian into this project.

Can you send us the modifications of the Arduino script? We made some
tests but we had problems...



2009/9/23 Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero <dirakx en gmail.com>:
> Hello Ricardo.
> This is a great project.
> I got it running in an OLPC XO-1, with some minor tweaks to the
> Arduino.sh script.
> it would be nice to have a use tutorial with examples README.txt is
> not very informative,.i saw you get inspired by the fritzing project!
> way to go!.
> Thanks again for your hard work
> Rafael Ortiz
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 3:54 PM, Ricardo Moran <richi.moran en gmail.com> wrote:
>> We're proud to announce the first public version of the Squeak Etoys
>> interface with Arduino.
>> You can download it from here: http://tecnodacta.com.ar/gira/Arduino.3.rar
>> It works in Windows and Linux (you will need to make a symlink in Linux to
>> make it work with Squeak though, see README.txt for more information about
>> the installation and usage).
>> I must warn you it's not really finished and it still contains a lot of bugs
>> I haven't been able to fix.
>> The one that I find most annoying occurs when you first connect the board
>> (in Linux it happens every time, actually). If you leave a transcript open,
>> a few seconds after you click "connect", you'll see the following error
>> (which I really don't know how to handle so I just copied it to the
>> Transcript):
>> a Firmata(xxxx): Error: subscript is out of bounds: 34
>> After that, the input pins no longer work and you need to "reactivate" them
>> by reseting the slot "is reading digital pins". Once you've done that, it
>> works ok.
>> Anyway, thanks for the interest you've shown in this project, I hope you'll
>> find it useful.
>> Any comments, critics, bug fixes, are greatly appreciated.
>> Cheers.
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