[amsat-bb] Re: PIC rotator control
kd2bd at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 22 13:59:52 PDT 2009
--- On Wed, 10/21/09, Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
> The PIC microcontrollers are frankly *dreadful*, without a single
> redeeming feature. What makes me like them even less is that you're
> forced to use the bloody awful Windows software to program them,
I've used "gpasm" for assembly, and "picprog" for serial port programming, both under Linux, with excellent results.
I generally select the PIC I use in my projects based on the functions I require, and how well it is supported under the assembler and programmer indicated above.
This approach has worked extremely well for my purposes.
73, de John, KD2BD
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