Smiley... Mach3 with 500 lines of G-code is more than enough... if you use elegant coding practices. For example: I used to write code that was 50 lines to do a a single drill routine. Then I found that that same 50 lines could be done with a single line. Tighten it up. (Mach3 is for windows only, btw)
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.