Hello all from a new member!
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!
@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
"Never wrestle with a pig....the pig loves it and you end up covered in mud..." anon
My experience hours are >75,000 and I stopped counting in 2004.
Major Languages - 360 Macro Assembler, Intel Assembler, PLI/1, Pascal, C plus numerous job control and scripting
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.