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C is a procedural programming language which is widely used in embedded systems. PLEASE NOTE: Arduino is typically programmed in C++, not C.

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When does a pre/post increment occur? [closed]

Editing here to clarify. The headline asks the question but the example given was not ideal. This was a more general Q than about the example code. Compilers have sequence points, places where you ...
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Length of uint8_t* const array

I've an array of type uint8_t* const with 6 items, defined like this uint8_t* const neighbourSet[] = {PEER1, PEER2, PEER3, PEER4, PEER5, PEER6}; Whereas each element in this array is static uint8_t ...
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'RtcDateTime' does not name a type

I've tested a code that compiles successfully. But after i merged it to another code, here it shown an error says RtcDateTime doesn't name a type. Used library : https://github.com/Makuna/Rtc Some ...
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Random number/sequence output

The program I'm trying to build is: Type in 1st name, hit enter, type in 2nd name and then hit enter again. Register those names from string input to char naming in student struct. Print out the ...
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What's going wrong with my EEPROM?

I've been chipping away at a project for a long time now and I've found a serious bug. Basically the user has an 8x8 grid, and each cell in this grid has a number of properties. I want to be able ...
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How to assign text stored in a local file to a string at compile time

I'm developing a program that uses the HTML server in the WiFi101 library. My hardware does not have SD card storage so all source html needs to be stored as strings in the sketch at compile time. ...
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Read Serial data from an arduino with c code

I am trying to receive data through the serial port from my SBC (a TS-7200), i am working with linux and handle serial communication using C/C++.To send data to the SBC i'am using an arduino uno. So ...
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Can you save data to heap section in Arduino memory?

On normal computers, heap will be cleaned as you close the program, but can I save data to Arduino's heap with malloc function. And will it be cleaned after I power off the Arduino?
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C: No communication to a connected serial port?

I'm trying to connect to an arduino Mega At2560 unit connected via usb serial port in my linux based PC. Using C code, I'm trying to send and receive simple text strings, just I'm able to send and ...
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How to handle concurrent HTTP request when using interrupt

I'm trying to make a door sensor with a reed switch. Each time the there is a change, the ESP8266 sends an HTTP request to web service. Unfortunately, the ESP8266 serial monitor dumps a huge stack ...
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append a String on ArduinoJson Object value

I've a json string request coming from server and I convert it into json object StaticJsonBuffer<500> jsonStaticBuffer; JsonObject& root = jsonStaticBuffer.parseObject(String(msg)); ...
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Double precision floating point operations using Arduino

Today we were programming something in university which dealt with really large numbers (even larger than unsigned long) and we had to create a code that broke the numbers into an array and performed ...
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Creating a library for arduino

I found a really nice 24 bit I2C adc which was fairly cheap as well (ADS1219) but as far as I could tell there are no libraries for it so I decided to make my own. I have managed to write functions ...
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Low Level programming - MKR Fox1200

I'm working on a project using this board and wish to do so on a low level ,as in enabling certain registers to enable interrupts etc. I can't seem to find the correct header files to support ...
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Why to store a function parameter value in a class private variable?

I'm just curious, I'm going through a C++ library for the mcu2.4 TFT display. And this method I notice when I run through C++ libraries. Which is when a parameter is passed through a function, it's ...
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Why does the program size increase so drastically with these switch-cases?

EDIT: The problem is my op-code catch is op >= 0x20 || op <= 0x2F rather than op >= 0x20 && op <= 0x2F and so most of the switch-case was being optimised away! This is a really ...
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Optocoupler on Tinkercad acting weird

So, maybe it's my understanding that is at fault or maybe it's tinkercad. It's probably the former. But anyway here's my problem I've connected it according to picture https://imgur.com/a/h2HYgUE ...
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How can I concatenate these two values as a string?

I've tried all the supposed solutions for the exact error, pasted into google, that I could find on every forum including this one and no matter the alleged solution I will either get the error about ...
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Button state changes despite not being connected?

I have written some code to test buttons that I want to use const int buttonPin1 = 1; const int buttonPin2 = 2; const int buttonPin3 = 3; const int buttonPin4 = 4; const int buttonPin5 = 5; const ...
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Read Multiple Sensors Data from a text file located in SD Card in Arduino/ESP32

I am working on a small home project 'glucose meter' via non invasive techniques. I am using four sensors like RGB color sensor, two multi-wavelength photo diodes (A & B) and temperature sensor (K-...
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Code for a rolling average

Below is some code I wrote to find the rolling average of a temp sensor hooked up to an arduino and display it to an lcd display. My issue is that for the first minute it is running, the average is ...
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Formula creation

I was creating a scoring formula for a game. The formula in question is millis() * 1.1 ^ (millis()/10000); However, I'm having trouble understanding the different error messages that the Arduino ...
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How do I directly access a memory mapped register of AVR with C

Assume I want to write the following without using DDRD or PORTD: #include <avr/io.h> #include <util/delay.h> int main(void) { DDRD = 0xFF; PORTD = 0xFF; } I found this link ...
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How is it possible to access the CPU registers using memory addresses?

The following is taken from ATmega328-328P Data sheet. According to this, I can access all the 32 registers in CPU using memory addresses. For example: unsigned char *register = 0x0; will access ...
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How is a long int stored in an 8 bit Arduino register

Assume the following code in C: long int a = 262143; which in binary will be 111111111111111111 (18 bits). If an atmega328p register can hold 8 bits, how is the above represented in the register? ...
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ESP8266 12-E can't connect to any Access Point with converted variables from strings to char arrays

I'm using an esp8266 12-E nodemcu I wrote a code that scans the available WiFi networks, print them through serial communication,ask the user which network he wants to connect to and then the password ...
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Why is there no embedded c code in arduino libraries?

When I took a look at how the arduino libraries were coded I expected to see register names like I/O registers(PINx,DDRx,PORTx) and other such registers with values assigned to them but instead I saw ...
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How to parse 20180810T143000Z to time_t

What is the shortest/most elegant way (i.e. use existing lib functions) to parse a string in the form of 20180810T143000Z to a time_t? Note that the literal always represents a UTC timestamp. I ...
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How to convert byte *payload to String

I would like to convert a byte *payload to a String, because I want to compare the content of payload to another String. void mqttCallbackHandler(char *topic, byte *payload, unsigned int length) { ...
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How do i send ads1115 data over spi to master arduino

I am trying to send ADS 1115 data which is connected with Arduino mega_1 over I2C and arduino Mega_1 is connected with arduino Mega_0 over SPI. Arduino Mega_1 is act as a slave and send ADS 1115 data ...
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Print with round towards zero instead of round to nearest

When printing with one decimal place, Arduino's Serial.println() rounds numbers like 123.89 to “123.9”. Is there any way to change the rounding mode? For some reasons I want the value to be rounded ...
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IOT-GA6 gsm module Arduino +CME error 58

I've recently bought a IOT-GA6 gsm module . I want to use it to send an mms but doesn't work. The SMS and call work. When I execute the void function (mms) the monitor shows the error message +CME ...
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Can i use a range in a switchcase like in pascal?

in pascal's case statement i can use this: Var i : integer; ... Case i of 1..5 : DoSomething; end; i was wondering if there is a way in can do this with c/c++ in the arduino compiler using:...
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"function" was not declared in this scope (called in setup)

I have this bit of code I'm trying to execute only once. but I seem to get this error every time I try to compile: "calcOppervlakte' was not declared in this scope" when it's being called in the setup....
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Do prototypes need to follow the order of the functions? [closed]

I define prototypes prior to calling the functions. Does the order of the prototypes have to match the order of the functions in the code? I'd like to sort the prototypes alphabetically, while I ...
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ToF VL53L1X sensor integrate with arduino

I have this latest version VL53L1X time of flight laser distance sensor: http://www.st.com/en/imaging-and-photonics-solutions/vl53l1x.html I study about this sensor, It says that sensor only Access ...
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How to write Arduino API code in VL53L1X?

I'm trying write code for the VL53L1X on Arduino, but I didn't get the VL53L1X registers. How to access them and how to measure the data in VL53L1X? Can anyone help me?
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Connect BotBoarduino with servos and Ultrasonic sensor HC-SR04

I am new to Arduino and I am making a Walking Quadruped using BotBoarduino as microcontroller. I want to install an Ultrasonic Sensor HC-SR04 so that it will stop when an obstacle is detected. I have ...
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Digital Band pass filter arduino 1100-1300 Hz

For a project I need to design an digital band pass filter. I started of with this in Matlab: wch=1100*2*pi; wcl=1300*2*pi; sys=tf([1/wch 0],[1/(wch*wcl) 1/wch+1/wcl 1]) sysd=c2d(sys,9615,'tustin') ...
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Using 4 identical sensors on the I2C bus

I am using 4 Pololu VL6180X ToF sensors on the Arduino UNO for a school project but just can't seem to get it working correctly. I understand that I need to hold them in reset and change the I2C ...
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Arduino arrays not working for some reason [closed]

Why does int x[5]; x[0] = 10; is not working. If im doing something wrong i cant figure out what it is.
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Error array value after passed to a function

I would like to ask about a weirdness in my program. This is my program: void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); } void loop() { workout_Text(); } void workout_Text() { int woT_x[] = {1, 4, 8, 12,...
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Problem converting character array into integer in arduino using atoi function

I'm receiving a character string from a radio signal on my arduino. This character string consists of four character digits, which I want to convert into an integer. The four digit sequence may ...
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Every loop other case [closed]

I need to achieve that in every loop my Arduino do other thing. Say in first loop do one thing, in second do second thing and in third loop do third thing. And again. And while doing one thing, other ...
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Properly using separate tabs with Arduino IDE

I'm trying to split up a large project of mine into separate tabs in the Arduino IDE and I'm having more than a few troubles with it. My main trouble is finding a way to have routines in extra tabs ...
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How to scroll data in LED dot matrix through multiple modules?

I've been struggling in this issue for a long time, I know there are people who have done it. But, I don't have much experience in C to have the skills to design or develop such complicated functions....
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avr/io.h No such file or directory error when compiling using avr-gcc

I am trying to use the atmega328p as standalone microchip and program it. I ama using an Arduino Uno as ISP. I have written a simple program to test it however when I try to compile it using avr-gcc ...
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How to calculate actual Baud Rate and its percent error?

I am using an Arduino Uno, and I need to create a program that calculates the actual baud rate and the percent error for all standard baud rate in Arduino monitor program.
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Send custom 802.11 data frame with ESP8266 [closed]

I would like to send raw 802.11 data frames in order to transmit pictures with the ESP8266. I have the Espressif SDK 1.3 and so far I have tried to construct a packet and send it with ...
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Trouble with Arduino -> PSOC4 communications over I2C! (Multi master/ slave config)

Hello Stack Exchangers! I am currently working on a project which requires me to use PSOC4 - 049's to scan a series of inputs, and feed this data back to an arduino over I2C. The arduino, or in ...

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