Arduino Vpet?

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Arduino Vpet?

Joined: 07 Nov 2014, 00:15

30 May 2015, 21:57 #1

I am somewhat interested in creating a Vpet using an arduino. I have basic programming experience, but I have never worked with a micro controller before. Does anyone know of any websites that offer programming tutorials for arduinos?
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31 May 2015, 10:30 #2

What will you use for human interface devices (buttons, speaker, display, etc.)?
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31 May 2015, 11:33 #3

I'm probably going to use a display (a touch display), a speaker and a home button. The input will be somewhat like the pocket designer.
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31 May 2015, 21:36 #4

It's been a while since I've played around with an Arduino. From what I remember the language is a bit like C.

Here's the IDE download site: http://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software

Have you seen the Arduino tutorials on their site?
http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/HomePage

As for programming and reading input from the touch screen LCD, you'll have to refer to your specific LCD model's documentation. I imagine the manufacturer of such a device would provide a library and some sample code showing how the functions work.
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04 Jun 2015, 16:16 #5

binary @ Jun 1 2015, 07:36 AM wrote: It's been a while since I've played around with an Arduino. From what I remember the language is a bit like C.

Here's the IDE download site: http://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software

Have you seen the Arduino tutorials on their site?
http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/HomePage

As for programming and reading input from the touch screen LCD, you'll have to refer to your specific LCD model's documentation. I imagine the manufacturer of such a device would provide a library and some sample code showing how the functions work.
Yes. I have worked with C++ before, but it has been a while.
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