twitwidget - any activity?
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Re: twitwidget - any activity?

by adafruit on Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:13 am

you shouldnt have to learn spin to compile any user additions...but you will have to install the compiler. its pretty deadsimple to use once its installed. just click compile and it 'works' - have you tried grabbing the spincompiler?

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Re: twitwidget - any activity?

by phil.drummond on Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:00 pm

I'm looking around for that now... amazing what a word of encouragement from Adafruit will do!
I found something called "Brad's Spin Tool" (I use an iMac), but it's got a bunch of junk about fonts and this and that...
I will keep looking for "spincompiler"

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Re: twitwidget - any activity?

by adafruit on Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:24 am

there is no official spin compiler for mac :( but the windows one is available from parallax


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twitwidget - error compiling from source

by paulzee on Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:58 am

Hi folks,

I've just built my YBox2, the hardware is running fine, and the demo weather widget works great.

Now I'd like to get a modified Twitwidget running on the YBox2.

I downloaded and installed Propeller Tool, and I think I've downloaded the appropriate source files from http://svn.deepdarc.com/code/ybox2/trunk/firmware (although I haven't downloaded every file). However, when I try to compile the source files in Propeller Tool, I'm getting an "Undefined Symbol" Error apparently in Fast_I2C_Driver, with "Zero" in the following code being highlighted in the Prop Tool editor:

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  loop          wrlong  zero,par       

This is my first time using YBox2 and the Propeller Tool.

Can anyone point out what I'm doing wrong, or where to look for a solution?


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Re: twitwidget - any activity?

by bcook65 on Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:32 pm

Ok.. I clicked on the link to parallax, but what is the name of the spin compiler I am looking for for windows?
Will this turn the twit and tv spin files in to binary files? How do I load both of those files to the ybox or does the compiler combine the two and load via ethernet?

I have a prop chip kit but have not messed with it yet or spin.
the original twitwidget loads but does nothing but display server info ..etc.

Hehehe.. need rogain yet? :P

Ok.. think I found a spin compiler spin tool.. ??
used it to open the twitxmlwidget.spin file that was posted in forum. When I click on the run tab i get a drop down list with compile current and compile top etc as options and they have submenus of (f8-f11) which do I select..
I have tried them all and get a similar error on all of them :

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Spin compile error
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spin error2.jpg
Here is the section the prop tool highlights red
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