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To compile is to convert the code for a sketch into machine readable files that are uploaded to the Arduino. This tag is mostly used for the space and footprint of the files uploaded to the Arduino.

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How to compile, upload and monitor via the Linux command line?

Interfacing an Arduino Uno (uploading etc.) with the Arduino IDE (using the Fedora package) works fine under Fedora 21. But I rather want to use vim + make + vim-quickfix-mode etc. How can I do that?...
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How to add hysteresis to threshold values?

This code compares the analog input value against two thresholds, having three voltage regions. Then it will turn on an LED according to what region the read voltage is in. The problem is that when ...
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Will a .ino Arduino Sketch compile directly on GCC-AVR?

Okay, we all have seen those questions all over the web such as Arduino v.s. C++, or other similar questions. And a vast majority of the answers do not even touch compilation differences other than ...
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Referencing local libraries from higher dir levels

How can I include libraries not contained in any direct subdirectories of a sketch, using the Arduino IDE? I want my project structure to look like this: Project └> MCUa └> MCUa.ino └> ...
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Simple compiler design help: Variable length arrays in Arduino?

I'm trying to write a simple compiler in the Arduino language that I am making up for my lab. The compiler will have to be able to turn a string like this: "do command_one 3 times" into a data ...
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Arduino IDE #ifdef

I use my Arduino IDE to either upload my sketch to a Arduino or ATTiny or ATmega328. As you know each device can have a different pinout. Does the Arduino compiler support ifdef, depending on the ...
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Setting timer3 in CTC mode - conflict with servo library

I would like to set up a timer in order to call a function 800 times per second. I'm using the Arduino Mega and Timer3 with a prescaler of 1024. To choose the prescaler factor I've considered the ...
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Is it possible to run a binary from EEPROM?

Say I wrote a compiled sketch to EEPROM then read it. Could I run the program from EEPROM? I guess the question is: Can an Arduino run software not in flash memory in the middle of executing the ...
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Manchester Library Won't Compile for Attiny85

I am creating a wireless sensor using an Attiny85. I want to send the data to an arduino uno, so I purchased the 315mhz rf link kit from spark fun. Since the Attiny85 does not have a TX I decided to ...
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Does the compiler generate intermediate assembler?

My source files are *.ino, but after compilation there aren't any other files placed in the folder. Does the compiler generate intermediate assembler, and if so, where does it leave them? Or is the ...
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Compiling code via terminal

How can I compile my code via terminal? I am working on a Chrome app that allows you to write, compile, and upload code to an Arduino, and I need to know this so I can use the command line compiler on ...
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Arduino Yun doesn't link any library

I'm writing code for a project with Arduino Yun. My project is quite simple: it takes a picture with a webcam and saves it in a PNG or JPEG file format. I've already installed the uvc driver for ...
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How to properly understand verbose compiler error text? For beginner level

I'm an Arduino newbie, no background in C/C++, needing help to understand Arduino IDE verbose output about compiler errors. My searching failed to find suitable info - have I missed a relevant guide? ...
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Combining sketches

I have two codes for my to sensors and they work separately. However, I need to combine them in one program please can you help? The pulse code /* PulseSensor Starter Project and Signal Tester * ...
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Multiple definition error when linking firmware.elf

I just can't wrap my head around on how to properly work with multiple files. My code has been getting quite big so I decided to split all the classes into one file each. So I'm left with 6 files: ...
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Compiling sketch vi command line

Since I don't like the text editor of the Arduino IDE, I decided to write a python script that I can invoke from my text editor to compile and upload my source. I program the popular esp8266 chip. So ...
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How to compile and upload the specific (.cpp + .h) code?

I have a specific arduino code (no .ino files) https://github.com/justintconroy/MdbBillValidator , which can't be opened by arduino IDE. How can I make & upload this code? I have an arduino 2560 ...
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Win10 64bit, IDE 1.8.0 back to IDE 1.6.13 won't compile anything including Blink. 1.6.12 does compile

Arduino: 1.8.0 (Windows 10), Board: "Arduino/Genuino Uno" c:\program files (x86)\arduino\hardware\tools\avr\bin../lib/gcc/avr/4.9.2/../../../../avr/bin/ar.exe: unable to rename 'core\core.a'; reason: ...
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