I was afraid that I'd only be presenting vapor. The Atmega32U4 chips that my two boards require for Arduino compatibility are out of stock everywhere in the package I need.
Fortunately, Twitter came to the rescue. I was able to make a trade and I now have actual working boards. The only further hint I'll give is that, from a software pwspective, the two boards look just like an Arduino Leonardo.
My other Smackdown project uses a Microchip PIC, the enemy of the Atmega, so it wasn't affected by the shortage.
I love this 5-minute format -- in addition to being a co-host, I'm planning on giving one of the 5-minute presentations myself -- in fact I'm planning on three -- a different one each day -- unless we get too many other folks, in which case I'll gracefully yield the podium...
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments