You could try Termite

http://www.compuphase.com/software_termite.htm

On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 7:25 AM, J B <k1llfre...@hotmail.co.uk> wrote:

> Thanks for the quick reply. I'm not using Linux, my Mizar lives at college
> where I am building my project for college. The college PC's are using Win
> 7 and I don't think they have any terminal software installed on them,
> although HyperTerm is installed by default, it's probably blocked as I
> can't find it. I may be able to get hyperterm unblocked or bring in a
> portable terminal emulator on a usb stick, but I'm not sure. Do I need any
> special cables for the emulator or is it just the USB power cable? Also,
> once that's set up how do I invoke Picolisp? Thanks.
>
> ------------------------------
> From: ramangopa...@gmail.com
> To: picolisp@software-lab.de
> Subject: Re: Mizar32 - What order do functions have to appear?
> Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2015 03:30:10 +0100
>
>
> Dear JB, greetings!
>
> > So I started creating a little program to act as a digital counter
> > with the blue led flashing at each change of logic state, it came to
>
> Perfect way to begin!
>
> > my attention very quickly that there is some hidden format that the
> > code has to be in and some rules that I can’t find written. It seems
>
> Actually, nothing is hidden or implicit at all. :) So, let's fix your
> problem for you.
>
> > to me that you can’t set a pin direction unless you are going to use
> > it in the immediate program and I personally can’t seem to get
> > smaller functions of “sethigh” and “setlow” to ever work.
>
> You can set the direction of a pin in any context in PicoLisp. The
> code you have in autorun.l must set its direction. Here's how it
> works. Think of it as the default state of the pin. Some pins can be
> high by default; some can be low. This is MCU specific - This
> particular device works this way. The same code on an LM3S8962 Texas
> Instruments Cortex clone behaves the other way.
>
> # Will set the dir of PB_29 and turn the blue LED "on"
> # automatically.
> (pio-pin-setdir *pio-output* 'PB_29)
>
> # Will turn the blue LED "off".
> (pio-pin-sethigh 'PB_29)
>
> So, your function should be:
>
> (de high (pin)
>    (pio-pin-setlow pin) )
>
> > Is there like a comprehensive list of the way I need to be writing
> > these programs?
>
> It's regular PicoLisp. No different. Just that it runs on the MCU. :)
>
> > I experiment a lot and I do not have the vga board so I have no
> > console on screen, I’m kinda running blind and need all the heads up
> > I can.
>
> Oh! This is quite easy. Can you please use a serial terminal emulator?
> I use minicom. It's a nice tool. In case you don't have it, please get
> it (or another of your choice) and configure it for 115200 baud, 8N1
> and no hardware flow control. So, assuming an Ubuntu GNU/Linux and
> minicom:
>
> $ sudo apt-get install minicom
> $ minicom -D /dev/ttyACM0
>
> The above should get you the Hempl shell. Invoke PicoLisp directly
> from the shell. You can then type away interactively - like you would
> with regular PicoLisp. You can also edit PicoLisp files on your SD
> card using iv, the vi clone.
>
> Hempl# iv /mmc/autorun.l
> Hempl# picolisp /mmc/autorun.l
>
> Please let me know if this helps you. Good luck!
>
> R
>
> On 1 December 2015 at 23:08, J B <k1llfre...@hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>
> So I started creating a little program to act as a digital counter with
> the blue led flashing at each change of logic state, it came to my
> attention very quickly that there is some hidden format that the code has
> to be in and some rules that I can’t find written. It seems to me that you
> can’t set a pin direction unless you are going to use it in the immediate
> program and I personally can’t seem to get smaller functions of “sethigh”
> and “setlow” to ever work. Is there like a comprehensive list of the way I
> need to be writing these programs? I experiment a lot and I do not have the
> vga board so I have no console on screen, I’m kinda running blind and need
> all the heads up I can. Thanks.
>
>
>


-- 
John Duncan

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