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

Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero dirakx at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 13:16:56 EDT 2009

Sure..script attached.

The $SQUEAK_IMAGE variable should be set to the path of the Arduino.2.image

Also paths have to be adjusted to the actual paths of squeak in the
system. the command:

find / -iname squeak*

should work to know the paths.

Rafael Ortiz

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Gonzalo Zabala <gzabala at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> 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...
> Thanks!
> Gonzalo
> 2009/9/23 Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero <dirakx at 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 at 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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