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ChrisQ
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Hi there!  I've always been interested in understanding how things work, mainly out of curiosity.  For many years, electronic had an aura of mystery to me.  Eager to learn a thing or two on the matter, I used to randomly look for informations on the web.  It was usually a slow process with a steep learning curve.  Then, one happy day, "The Workshop" channel popped in my browser. Needless to say I was hooked right away!  

Since then, I have watched countless hours of videos, bought a few basic components, customized a computer to program my own sketches and started experimenting with (very) simple projects.  For me, this is (and probably will remain!) a hobby.  But what a nice hobby!

Many thanks to Bill and all of you for sharing your knowledge and for making this happening.  I'm glad to be part of this community!


   
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@chrisq Welcome to the forum Chris. You will find lot's of helpful folks here. First though I have a question, what do you mean by 

customized a computer to program my own sketches 

Arduino says and I agree, in general, the const keyword is preferred for defining constants and should be used instead of #define
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Major Languages - 360 Macro Assembler, Intel Assembler, PLI/1, Pascal, C plus numerous job control and scripting


   
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ChrisQ
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Hi @Ron, "customizing" is a big word for installing Arduino and Pycharm IDEs and a few working directories on a Mac Mini!   Nothing as complete as what Bill has described here but good enough for my needs.


   
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@chrisq, welcome to the forum!..

regards,

LouisR

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