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February 02, 2010
by RayMarron
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I recently put together my NerdKit temperature sensor project and wanted to see the uart output on my computer. I was then surprised that Vista doesn't ship with HyperTerminal anymore! I downloaded RealTerm from sourceforge. It worked, but I found the GUI cluttered and it kept throwing AVs. In response, I threw a VERY simple program together and posted it on my site so anybody that wants a copy can grab it (including Delphi source) - www.raymarron.com/delphi. A direct link to the file is www.raymarron.com/delphi/nerdcomm.zip.

February 11, 2010
by treymd
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I bet with a little tinkering you could integrate that with the programmer's notepad so you could open the terminal from the menu.

February 11, 2010
by pbfy0
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I also have my term script here

February 11, 2010
by RayMarron
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Nice! Stuff like Perl & Python are super handy, and the same source usually works on most OSes with little or no changes.

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