Nano extension board

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 22:04:10 EST 2009


+1!

Ron K. Jeffries wrote:
> I can not argue with this statement by Michael Shiloh:
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> It is cool, and therefore it will be done.
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> I think we'll see BOTH Arduino as a Nanonote buddy,
> ~and~ the Nanonote extension board Carlos & company
> are pitching.
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> May a thousand flowers bloom. SOON!
> ---
> Ron K. Jeffries
> http://blog.eronj.com
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> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 18:46, Michael Shiloh
> <michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Ron K. Jeffries wrote:
>>> The idea of an Arduino or similar board connected to a Nanonote is
>>> appealing.
>>> But I don't think there's a great incentive to have Arduino SDK on the
>>> Nanonote.
>>> We are entering an era of netbooks at a cost of $200 and less. Why not
>>> develop
>>> Arduino code on a netbook, then load the Arduino from that DEVELOPMENT
>>> platform.
>>>
>>
>> Very true, and one that I have pondered. Here are my reasons for thinking
>> this should be done, in spite of your observation:
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>> 1. It is cool, and therefore it will be done. Once something is done, people
>> will find a use for it. The use case doesn't have to precede the doing.
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>> 2. Smart phones. People will have iPhones and Adroid phones with them when
>> they will not have their netbooks. Sooner or later someone will run into the
>> situation where they need to make a change to the Arduino code, or otherwise
>> interact with it, and wish they had the Ardiuno IDE on the device they have
>> with them at the time. (To paraphrase a famous photographer, the best
>> development platform is the one you have with you when you need it.)
>>
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