Coridium News and Updates

A tale of awesomazing engineering

We've been OK'd for a Kickstarter project to bring our BASIC to the Arduino Zero family of boards.

Kickstarter page, so check it out, we have a range of rewards available, most will bundle a Zero board with our BASIC. But you can also be part of the beta testers if you have an existing board, and get a copy of the firmware.

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About this time two years ago we ran a KickStarter campaign to launch the ARMstamp. That ARM stamp campaign was successful and is available at our webstore.. So now its time to do it again. This is a software download, but we will be bundling with a variety of MKR Zero boards for Kickstarter rewards. Pictured is the uChip from Itaca (we think it's cute).

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While debugging our BASIC on MKRzero style boards, I was able to brick a couple of them before figuring out all the proper procedures. So to fix that the stock MKRzero needed a pogo pin (spring loaded) connection to a JTAG connection.

So just got back my 2nd KiCAD project. This one was quite sim...

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A little while back I asked Miguel Wisintainer whether one of his students at Universidade Regional de Blumenau Brazil would be interested in developing a Blockly code generator for our BASIC on ARM CPUs.

Well I got some emails earlier this week with some initial screen shots. Yes this is a tease...

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One of our users (Olzeke) found this prototyping board meant for Parallax's BASIC Stamp. It breaks out the 24 Stamp pins to through hole pins. Makes soldering easy. The ARMstamp inner 24 pins are compatible with this board. You can buy these prototyping blank PCBs from a Canadian supplier PCBoard.ca for $1.95 each.

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