Disappearing XP Com port

Started by Tom Becker in BasicX12 years ago 2 replies

For years, literally, I have ignored a persistent annoyance when running the BasicX IDE on XP. After some period of time of non-use, maybe...

For years, literally, I have ignored a persistent annoyance when running the BasicX IDE on XP. After some period of time of non-use, maybe 30 minutes, my desktop's COM1 seems to be unavailable to the IDE; if I try to download, the IDE hangs, blocked, trying to halt the processor, responding to nothing. A very long wait will eventually return control to the I


Basicx IDE and Wine Fedora 9

Started by Eric in BasicX9 years ago 3 replies

Has anyone out there gone the basicx IDE working well with wine? I am using wine 1.0.1.fc9 The problem I'm having is the IDE seems to just lock...

Has anyone out there gone the basicx IDE working well with wine? I am using wine 1.0.1.fc9 The problem I'm having is the IDE seems to just lock up when it access's the com1 port (com1 -> /dev/ttyS0). Its like the port is overflowing the IDE. I've wrote a little program in linux to check the /dev/ttyS0 port and it appears to be working well when connect to the BX-24 chip (outputs Hello World


UltraEdit instead of BasicX IDE

Started by Konstantinos Sophocleous in BasicX12 years ago 5 replies

Sorry to bother all, this might be completely useless to you. I just finished a tutorial HTML describing how to use UltraEdit as your IDE ...

Sorry to bother all, this might be completely useless to you. I just finished a tutorial HTML describing how to use UltraEdit as your IDE instead of the dreadful BasicX IDE. Since I don't have a website, I was wondering if someone who has a website could post this. In case you are interested, drop me an email (my email address is at the bottom). It'


Program listing printout

Started by mtn_biker37 in BasicX13 years ago

Hello everyone, How do you print you program listing when you in the IDE? I hate to think you have to save/step out of the...

Hello everyone, How do you print you program listing when you in the IDE? I hate to think you have to save/step out of the IDE/load the prigerm into Notepad or something when you want a printed copy of your progra. Thanks, Duane


I cant believe the IDE editor does not have undo

Started by harrybstoner in BasicX13 years ago

I searched the archive and saw a message from Jan of 2003 requesting the undo feature. I just tried to do undo in the first file...

I searched the archive and saw a message from Jan of 2003 requesting the undo feature. I just tried to do undo in the first file I'm creating and see there isn't this option. In terms of any modern IDE, this is barbaric. Come on NetMedia, get out of the stone age. Zero


Basicx IDE for LInux

Started by Paul Tegler in BasicX14 years ago 3 replies

Dose anything exist? can the ide be run under Linux? (specifically 'Lindows') Is there anyway to edit, download and run a BX24...

Dose anything exist? can the ide be run under Linux? (specifically 'Lindows') Is there anyway to edit, download and run a BX24 under this type of OS, or am I stuck with MS WinCrapdows!


Re: Too much for one man again.

Started by Scott in BasicX11 years ago

> > When i get some meat to the project i will be posting all my work as > open source. After all im a Linux freak and it would be...

> > When i get some meat to the project i will be posting all my work as > open source. After all im a Linux freak and it would be against the > grain not to. I have started a IDE for Basic Stamps, and instead of re-inventing the wheel I would love to include whatever code you have to my project. About my Project: BSide, Basic Stamp IDE, is a collection of command line tools to p


Alt-R, -D, -E, -S in IDE

Started by Tom Becker in BasicX12 years ago 3 replies

Never noticed this tidbit before: When you start the Basic-X IDE (BasicX.Exe), the Downloader window opens. Grab the lower-right corner...

Never noticed this tidbit before: When you start the Basic-X IDE (BasicX.Exe), the Downloader window opens. Grab the lower-right corner of the window with the mouse and pull it to the right until you see the vertical scrollbar appear, then pull it down until the horizontal scrollbar just appears. Continue pulling down while looking just under the right end


Re: Mac and BX-24

Started by Drew in BasicX12 years ago 1 reply

I developed a commercial product using the BasicX harware platform and IDE. I did all the software development (device firmware) in the...

I developed a commercial product using the BasicX harware platform and IDE. I did all the software development (device firmware) in the BasicX IDE under Virtual PC on a Mac, first under OS 9 and later under the various flavors of OS X. Downloading over USB serial converters from the Mac, while cludgy *usually* worked fine. The problem later was our product integrat


Problems with BasicX Development Station

Started by Joel Moore in BasicX14 years ago 4 replies

I'm trying to use the development station for the first time. I'm TRYING to use a BX-24, the 2.10 IDE, Windows XP, and a Keyspan USB...

I'm trying to use the development station for the first time. I'm TRYING to use a BX-24, the 2.10 IDE, Windows XP, and a Keyspan USB PDA Adapter set to COM4. When I plug in the development station and open COM4 in the IDE's monitor, I get a Welcome to BasicX message, and then


Re: Detail instructions for LCDX

Started by Tom Becker in BasicX6 years ago

> ... Where can I find them? If you have installed the Basic-X documentation, you'll find a Compiler Guide that describes the IDE. ...

> ... Where can I find them? If you have installed the Basic-X documentation, you'll find a Compiler Guide that describes the IDE. Compiling and downloading to the LCDX is the same as for a BX-35 project. To compile, download and start the DoorLock demo: Start the IDE by running Basicx.exe. Click File/OpenEditor. In the editor click File/OpenProject, find the LCDXDemo project fi


BasicX V2.1 IDE Released

Started by Frank Manning in BasicX14 years ago 29 replies

The new BasicX V2.1 IDE has been released and is available here: http://www.basicx.com/transfer/bx_updates.h tm Summary...

The new BasicX V2.1 IDE has been released and is available here: http://www.basicx.com/transfer/bx_updates.h tm Summary of changes: http://www.basicx.co


Linux Support...

Started by mm_202 in BasicX10 years ago

Hey guys, I know that there's been previous post about linux questions, but most of them are at least a few years old. Can anyone confirm...

Hey guys, I know that there's been previous post about linux questions, but most of them are at least a few years old. Can anyone confirm that the BasicX IDE actually works through wine? Or, even better, has anyone found a linux-native solution? Thanks, -- mm_202. ------------------------------------


Re: (unknown)

Started by Chris in BasicX13 years ago

Marc, You can't use Java. BasicX has it's own language and even if you found a converter it would not be 100% compatible. ...

Marc, You can't use Java. BasicX has it's own language and even if you found a converter it would not be 100% compatible. If you can program in Java you can do BasicX. Download our IDE and give it a try, it's very easy. Regards, C


Re: BX01 Parallel Port woes - any suggestions appreciated!

Started by #...@!%! Herzog in BasicX12 years ago

Having had the same problem and in a muddle with all the documenets, I let this sit for nearly a year. Finally, I tried changing the...

Having had the same problem and in a muddle with all the documenets, I let this sit for nearly a year. Finally, I tried changing the Parallel Port addresses in the IDE and found that the default address was the wrong one. Windows XP is just fine. I am a bit frustrated as there is little beginners support. All you get is a "hello


Macintosh/Linux and BasicX

Started by Francisco Lobo in BasicX14 years ago 5 replies

Are there any plans on making a version of BasicX IDE for Macintosh OSX or Linux?

Are there any plans on making a version of BasicX IDE for Macintosh OSX or Linux?


LCDX -getting started

Started by eurolcdx in BasicX8 years ago 1 reply

Hi, another newbie to BasicX and somewhat disappointed. I have used Basic Stamps previously. No issues-simple and worked every time. I can't...

Hi, another newbie to BasicX and somewhat disappointed. I have used Basic Stamps previously. No issues-simple and worked every time. I can't get past the first step with this LCDX module and the annoying IDE. When I start a new project for the LCDX the system automatically loads code for LCD Driver, Relay Driver, Sound Drivers etc. All seem to do nothing. Do I need all of these files, all...


VB.NET Compatibility

Started by Frank Manning in BasicX13 years ago 3 replies

Starting with the V2.1 BasicX IDE, a number of language extensions were added for subset-compatibility with VB.NET: 1. The...

Starting with the V2.1 BasicX IDE, a number of language extensions were added for subset-compatibility with VB.NET: 1. The following statements and functions are legal in BasicX: CType Imports Module/End Module Option Strict Console.Write/WriteLi


Re: Linux Support...

Started by Ryan Autet in BasicX10 years ago 1 reply

works fine To: b...@yahoogroups.comFrom: m...@gmail.comDate: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 17:00:45 -0500Subject: [BasicX] Linux Support... Hey guys,I...

works fine To: b...@yahoogroups.comFrom: m...@gmail.comDate: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 17:00:45 -0500Subject: [BasicX] Linux Support... Hey guys,I know that there's been previous post about linux questions,but most of them are at least a few years old.Can anyone confirm that the BasicX IDE actually works through wine?Or, even better, has anyone found a linux-native solution?Thanks,-- mm_202. _______...


ATN line works but no halting

Started by Paul Tegler in BasicX14 years ago

Using the ATN line util, the aTN signal goes high and low as expected, verified with a voltmeter. My BX24 will not seem to halt...

Using the ATN line util, the aTN signal goes high and low as expected, verified with a voltmeter. My BX24 will not seem to halt now either. I recently installed the 2.0 (and now post 2.x version) of the IDE and this particular BX24 (and the board it's in) works fine. The prog