Projects

In the past 20 years I worked on a huge set of projects.
Here the one I think are useful

Z80 Retro Computing with Arduino

The ZilogZ80 CPU is an 8-bit based microprocessor. It was introduced by Zilog in 1976 as the startup company’s first product. The Z80 was conceived by Federico Faggin in late 1974. The Z80 was software compatible (!) with the Intel 8080 machine language. It added several extensions and was the heart of the ZX Spectrum. Zilog Z80 is the chip who powered half of the ’80 microcomputers. …

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esp8266 webImport

UPDATED and BUGFIXED! MicroPython Repl command line is very nice, because you can telnet to the chip and read-and-evaluate python code. It is a great way of learning embedded IoT. The bad thing you cannot copy file while it is running, so experimenting get bad. Also an automatic module update would be a very nice thing to …

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IoT Async

Qualche mese fa avevo sviluppato una applicazione IoT per misurare la temperatura e spedire i dati ad una coda mqtt. Poi c’era uns server che colelzzionava i dati. Totale: tre server, con tre punti di fallimento ma architettura molto “cool” In effetti però la potenza dei moderni chip embedded è tale che è possibile implementare …

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Esp8266 Music Machine

After months of esp8266 experimentation, I “just” discovered this little chip has also a I2S Audio digital interface. To discover it you must install the Arduino IDE adapter and code directly in C++ (brr, ok not a breeze but not boring like Java :) I2S is a digital protocol to send your digital  music to …

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Arduino Real Time OS Evolution (flash news)

A new version of an Arduino Realtime OS is on the go: Arduino AVR ChibiOS/Nil Libraryhttps://github.com/greiman/ChNil2 forks.13 stars.5 open issues.Recent commits: Update to ChibiOS 17.6.0, Bill Greiman Fix include case error, Bill Greiman Initial commit, Bill Greiman :confetti_ball: Added .gitattributes & .gitignore files, Bill Greiman I have used with profit and fun NilRTOS, and I …

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