Old stuff

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 09:33:48 MDT 2007

Holy resurrection Batman!
I want browsing hack a day and saw this link
The I remembered this thread, it seems relevant, I hope it helps!


On Oct 27, 2007 8:23 PM, Gabriel Gunderson <gabe at gundy.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 20:01 -0600, Jeff Anderson wrote:
> > I know projects exist, and most controllers for cnc
> > machines are parallel or serial driven, and that is easy enough to
> > code for, no matter what operating system you are using.
> I hacked this together once in C#.  It was the first code I tested under
> Mono.  In fact, I never got it working under Windows because it was a
> pain getting full control over the parallel port and before I could
> finish, I lost all interest in Windows.  It's somewhat ironic as I
> thought I'd code it for Windows and port it to Linux using Mono.
> Anyway, on Linux I used parapin[0] and made calls to it from C#.
> I would still be interested in making an easy to use, cross platform,
> high level, object oriented framework for driving steppers.  I'm not
> talking about just spinning them one way or the other, but being able to
> set the table size, lead-screw pitch, full steps per revolution, etc.
> One day when I'm rich, I'll have time to play with this stuff.  Until
> then, if anyone ends up playing with this kinda stuff, please let me
> know.
> Gabe
> 1) http://parapin.sourceforge.net/
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