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Borg a Furnace

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Ahoy !

Recently one morning my wife turned on the furnace and we were quickly inindated with a cloud of smoke.  After the smoke cleared, I looked into the details and found the motor completely burnt.  We purchased a new motor, but in the back of my head I'm always wondering, "How did that happen?"


BoardInfo Bug

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Sorry,
I created this one :P

As Calamity pointed out there is some missing runtime type identification of the board, which I recently  commented out. (I owe a unit test ! :P)

Now some history on it :

MRL can now "potentially" compile and upload the board, its necessary to send the correct command line parameters to avrdude.  This is "sort of" done in the ArduinoUtils - but it does not have all the needed types for all the boards.


More cool stuff from Festo

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Very cool stuff from Festo ..  First time I heard them say ROS (what?) :)

 

 

Simple compressions joints ... very cool


MRL Next Release - Manticore !

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Manticore is becoming organized here 

Manticore Release

Thanks Shaun for pointing the github project out ..

(Image from talented artist  kikicianjur-d384nro @ deviant Art ! )

Compadres,

So we all are on the same page, we are headed for release.  This is the "short list" of worky one-click requirements.


Where we are headed ...

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Two interesting talks ....

 

 


Interface Agreement

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Hi,
 
I'd like to get some input on this interface and a little feedback on how to make it stronger or more clear.
 
PinArrayControl
 
Kwatters said the pinEnable(String pin) method in Arduino is confusing. 

Mostly Human ... heh .. right ...

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So many short blurbs come to mine.


Peers, Tweaks & DNA - but were afraid to ask...

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This is probably long overdue, but I'll try to explain how to tweak DNA (Descriptions of Neighboring Autotoma) 
 

The head arduino is created inside the InMoovHead service.


SuperSized Fullscreen MRL

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juerg asked for fullscreen gui .. and since I was polishing in the area - we now have fullscreen mrl.

The fullscreen button is a toggle button -


Festo Tentacles

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I want at least 7 more !