Leonardo Miliani

Author's details

Name: Leonardo Miliani
Date registered: 24 September 2006
URL: http://www.leonardomiliani.com

Biography

Appassionato di computer e programmazione da sempre. Altre passioni sono la fotografia, l'astronomia, il trekking, le scienze naturali, la bicicletta, i fuoristrada.

Latest posts

  1. leOS 1.2.0 & leOS2 2.3.0 — Sunday January 10th, 2016
  2. leOS 1.1.4 — Saturday January 9th, 2016
  3. swRTC 1.2.2 — Saturday January 9th, 2016
  4. Today is the 35th birthday of Pac-Man — Friday May 22nd, 2015
  5. Arduino IDE 1.6.1 and Attiny/Atmega644/1284 cores — Thursday March 12th, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. leOS, a simple OS for Arduino — 31 comments
  2. swRTC, a software Real-Time Clock — 29 comments
  3. looper, a software scheduler for Arduino — 15 comments
  4. Add Atmega644P/1284P support to Arduino IDE 1.0.x (updated) — 14 comments
  5. How to use the tinyAVR MCUs with the Arduino IDE 1.5.x — 12 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 10 2016

leOS 1.2.0 & leOS2 2.3.0

Another important update for my schedulers, leOS e leOS2, that reach, respectively, the release 1.2.0 & 2.3.0. For both I’ve fixed a sever bug that lead to the perpetual execution of the first task introduced into the scheduler, even it it was a ONETIME one. Download the new versions from this page.

Jan 09 2016

leOS 1.1.4

Another update, today. Now it’s the time for leOS to reach the release 1.1.4. I’ve revisited the code of the scheduler of the library for bug fixing and logic improvements of the jobs management. To download the new release please go to this page.

Jan 09 2016

swRTC 1.2.2

I’ve updated the swRTC library to the revision 1.2.2 after an user of it informed me that the function getWeekDay(), that returns a value indicating the number of the weekday of the date itself, was wrong. Starting from there I’ve found that the value of the timestamp (the number of seconds since a specific date) wasn’t considering the fact that, in case of …

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May 22 2015

Today is the 35th birthday of Pac-Man

On may, 22, 1980 Pac-Man, one of the most successful arcade games ever was first published, so important that the image of Pac-Man is often used as the icon that represents the whole videogames’world. It is said that the idea of Pac-Man was conceived by Tohru Iwatani while eating a pizza: in fact, Pac-Man is …

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Mar 12 2015

Arduino IDE 1.6.1 and Attiny/Atmega644/1284 cores

The version 1.6.1 of the Arduino IDE has been released a couple of days ago. This release finally solve the problem of the boards marked “Arduino.org” that weren’t recognized correctly under Windows systems and the drivers weren’t installed due to USB PID/VID changes. I want also inform users of my cores for AttinyX4/X5/X313 and Atmega644/1284 that …

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Feb 25 2015

One of the Atari 2600 developers passes away

Steve Bristow

Steve Bristow, one of the developers of the most famous Atari games and the Atari 2600, one of the first and best known home videogame consoles, passed away on February, 22th. He helped Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney, that lately founded Atari, to develop Computer Space, that is commonly accepted as the world’s first commercially sold coin-operated …

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Feb 19 2015

Arduino: peace still far away between Banzi and Martino

It was a week ago that the first rumors inside Arduino about possible divergences between Banzi and one of the other founders, Martino, but the peace still seems to be far away yet. In fact, during the last days the parts continued to move accusations each other. With Banzi that sadly blaims himself  because he …

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Feb 11 2015

Arduino got in troubles, two corporates behind the boards

A shocking news has been published on several italian newspapers, a couple of days ago. In an interview, a person named Federico Musto claimed to have been elected as the new CEO of Arduino, keeping the place that Massimo Banzi had hold until now. Federico Musto stated that the move has been done in an …

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Dec 12 2014

How to solve the upgrading problems of Flash Player on OSX

Today Macromedia has released Flash Player 16.0.0.235. If you had visited a page containing a Flash application maybe you’d received a message that suggested you to update the player. And, inevitably, you won’t be able to do it! This did occur because the Flash Player installer is buggy and the installation process will halt with an error… After …

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Nov 29 2014

New Attiny core for the Arduino IDE v.1.5.8

I’ve updated the Attiny core for the Arduino IDE v.1.5.8 by adding the library tinyISP (originally written by Jack Christensen and modified by me with the adding of the support for the Attiny2313 & 4313 MCUs) that can be used to manage the SPI communications with the microcontrollers of the Attiny family, that they don’t …

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