Category Archives: OSX

RobĀ Faludi just turned me on to CoolTerm, a serial terminal app for OSX and Windows. It looks like a nice addition, and is cross platform, which is handy for teaching; no need to reference different apps on different platforms. I’ve … Continue reading

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International Keyboard Mapping Fun

I’ve had requests from folks outside the US asking how to get the arcane keyboard commands needed for the screen program in OSX. For those who’ve used screen commands, you know that to get out of a screen session, you … Continue reading

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Writing Serial Port Data to a Text File

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Serial Communication in OSX Terminal

I knew it had to be possible to view serial data in the OSX terminal window, but I’m not enough of a unix geek to figure it out…. Here’s how to read and send serial data from the terminal in OSX: First, open Terminal.
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