C++ library for Raspberry

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fausto.tromba
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C++ library for Raspberry

Post by fausto.tromba » Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:28 pm

How can I use MCP236 with Raspberry programming in C++ ? do you have a library?
I saw that there are for Arduino in C, but not for Raspberry.

do you have an easy example? Like how to read the version of MSP236.

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Re: C++ library for Raspberry

Post by Basicmicro Support » Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:56 am

There is no standalone C++ library. The reason is there is no standard serial port interface class in C++. There are many third party but nothing standardized.

The Arduino C++ library was written to be as general purpose as possible. All you have to do to make it work with anything else is implement a wrapper class for whatever serial port library you decide to use, that has the same interface as the Serial class on the Arduino and then pass a reference to the Roboclaw C++ class constructor just like we do in Arduino examples.

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