Re: NTLK newt's fatal flaw

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Tue Jan 04 2000 - 19:39:43 EST

On Tue, 4 Jan 2000, Marco Mailand wrote:

> Laurent Daudelin schrieb:
> It's called LabVIEW and it is made for communication with measurement
> devices like ADCs, DACs, Oscilloscopes and things like that. It handles
> the serial ports, ethernet, GPIB and several other common communication
> Windozes. One can compile the programs into standalone applications and
> I have access to both platforms but can compile only on Win for now
> (MacOS compiler costs 1.7kCHF :-(((

I'd suggest Java as a language, but I've looked at the serial port API for
Java, and I can safely say that it blows.

OTOH, it's very easy to do sockets in Java, so Ethernet syncing would,
from a connection standpoint, be easy to implement.

> > I have some NewtonScript knowledge, would probably to be able to look and
> > understand the structure of the needed Newton soups, but I've never did any
> > communication or backup related stuff.
> As I never did.

I'm just starting now, but I'm working with NSBasic. It's extremely easy
to get started with, because, well, it's BASIC :)

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