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Questions tagged [serial-port]

A serial port is a physical interface through which data is transferred (uni- or bidirectionally) one bit at a time. Largely superseded in the consumer market by USB, serial connections are still commonly used in many other specialist applications. Typical applications include scientific/medical instruments, industrial controllers and server diagnostics...

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Read binary serial data and parse integers

I'm reading serial data in binary format from a stream, and I'm not happy with how I extract the data because it takes so much operations to extract the binary data from a simple line of binary data. ...
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SerialPort class for a library

I've been working a lot recently with SerialPort in C# and I've come up with the following class as part of a class library I'm working on for another program. My question is, are there any more ...
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What is better - using SerialPort with or without await/async methods?

I'm having an implementation using SerialPort in C# using Visual Studio 2019. I'm using it in a Windows Application, using .NET Framework 4.7.2. When I open and ...
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Blocking serial port C library

I am planning to write a reasonably feature rich serial library but wanted to cut my teeth on something fairly basic. This serial library is fairly simple. It is a thin wrapper on the UNIX open, ...
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Feedback on Traffic Light which revolves around Serial Communication

Assignment description I'd like to receive feedback on an assignment which I'm currently working on. I have to make two traffic lights which allow traffic to run smoothly. I'm using a master Arduino ...
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UDP server and JSON parser script

I am a Python beginner and wrote a script which should run on a Raspberry PI as a UDP server. It reads and writes to a serial device and has to process and forward JSON strings. Because there is ...
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