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[aprssig] Free development tools for the OpenTracker

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Wed Nov 3 21:11:23 UTC 2004


On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Scott Miller wrote:

> The big problem I see with using Java is the hardware access.  You've got to
> be able to get access to the serial port in a portable manner, and that
> includes sending a break signal for oscillator calibration.  I don't know
> enough about Java to know how hard that'd be.  The rest of it is handling C
> data structures and dealing with big-endian/little-endian conversion, and
> lots of UI stuff.

That's what I do with standalone code, hardware access.  It can be
done.

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