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2003\04\23@055231 by Ruben vd Merwe

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Hi Guys


I am very new in the PIC business. I am keen to get of the ground with
it. I am particularly interested in home automation and robotics.


My question is: I am interested in writing my own code for the Pic, I
don't know Assembler and see that there are Basic compilers available
for the Pic. I have my own programmer and software; just need the Basic
editor and compiler. I have looked at the Crownhill Associates, written
by Les Johnson. It looks great.


I want to invest only in one product, and can't really find a web site
that rates the different packages features, price and usability. Can
anyone out there point me in the right direction, recommend something?


Thanks

Ruben


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2003\04\23@060727 by erholm (QAC)

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Hi.
For home applications, I'd guess that you'd also sometimes
would like to use the smaller and cheeper (like 8-pin) PICs,
right? I'm not realy sure here, but maybe these PIC with
1 or 2 kwords prog mem, would be best programmed in assambler
after all.

So, even if you find a 3GL (Basic, JAL, whatever) that
works for you, you probably also would need/want the
"standard" environment, that is MPLAB from Microchip.

You say "I don't know Assembler"; well, you'd better learn
it then (and have a lot of fun at the same time) !

Jan-Erik Soderholm.



Ruben vd Merwe wrote:
> Hi Guys
> I am very new in the PIC business. I am keen to get of the ground with
> it. I am particularly interested in home automation and robotics.
> My question is: I am interested in writing my own code for the Pic, I
> don't know Assembler and see that there are Basic compilers available
> for the Pic.

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2003\04\23@075111 by Stuart Meier

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> You say "I don't know Assembler"; well, you'd better learn
> it then (and have a lot of fun at the same time) !
>
> Jan-Erik Soderholm.

I suggest you check with Google Groups for info on the proi's and con's of
different Pic Basics, there are quite a few threadfs about it. And if you manage
to understand the differences, please tell me because I never did work it
out....

And/Or  join the Picbasic list too....

Check the info given at
http://www.dontronics.com/chat.html
"There is now a support group for microEngineering Labs Picbasic and PicBasic
Pro.
Send a message to spam_OUTmajordomoTakeThisOuTspamqunos.net
In the message body enter: subscribe picbasic-l
This will then reply with a message to check your email exists and asking you to
reply.
Once this is done you can send a message to .....picbasic-lKILLspamspam@spam@qunos.net "

Stuart

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2003\04\23@075732 by

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Me ? Why ? *I* didn't ask about Basic and PICs...
Jan-Erik.

Stuart Meier wrote:

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2003\04\23@080558 by Olin Lathrop

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> My question is: I am interested in writing my own code for the Pic, I
> don't know Assembler and see that there are Basic compilers available
> for the Pic.

Do you just want to get specific projects done where the PIC is merely a
tool to an end, or do you also want to learn about PICs in general?

If you have any intention of ever learning PICs, you need to understand
the instruction set.  The best way to do that is to start out in
assembler.  Once you understand what is going on in the lower levels, then
you can use a compiler if you still want to.  These machines are too small
to dress up with a fancy operating system, and that would be missing the
point of low cost microcrontrollers anyway.  Whether you use a high level
language or not, you will get into trouble by not understanding the low
level details.  When first learning, you don't want a compiler between you
and the thing you are tyring to learn.  If you are one of those people
that runs away screeming at the smell of machine language, then frankly
PICs aren't for you.


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2003\04\23@094333 by Augusto Yipmantin - OA4CVT

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Hi,

If you are going to use the 16Fxxx Microchip series and 100% optimization of
code is not required, try CH Basic Bronze Edition (Lite and Demo) or the CH
Basic Flash, you can download it at http://www.celestialhorizons.com it4s easy to
work with. License price is moderate. BUT TRY TO LEARN ASSEMBLER !

Regards,

Augusto

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