Creating the blocks in Blockly for Visual #RustLang Programming on #PineTime @PINE64 ... And getting inspired by #Pebble! https://blog.usejournal.com/visual-embedded-rust-programming-with-visual-studio-code-1bc1262e398c?source=friends_link&sk=222de63e45993aacd0db5a2e4b1f33c7
Another Beauty Shot of #PineTime Debugger @PINE64 ... Am I the only one doing geeky photoshoots and TikToks? 🤔 https://firstname.lastname@example.org/debug-rust-mynewt-firmware-for-pinetime-on-raspberry-pi-4b9ac2d093a9?source=friends_link&sk=edb508c31e43d3ec40ecd8554f3405f6
Sounds impossible... But #Arm's #SWD Protocol (to flash and debug firmware) runs just fine on #RaspberryPi's #SPI port... No need to bang out bits slowly and unreliably over GPIO! It's the reason why #PineTime fans @PINE64 can debug firmware with #VSCode today. Hmmm if only somebody had discovered this much earlier... 🤔 https://email@example.com/openocd-on-raspberry-pi-better-with-swd-on-spi-7dea9caeb590?source=friends_link&sk=df399bfd913d3e262447d28aa5af6b63
A recent article on a big tech news site included this phrase:
"[...] Linux phones like the PinePhone, [...]are full of closed-source firmware from non-open components"
We'd like to clear the record: The #PinePhone has two blobs -- neither runs on the main SoC: One loaded to WiFi/BT module, other enclosed within the cell modem. In the modern world of tech, both blobs are unavoidable.
For an overview from someone with deep knowledge of both the PinePhone and Librem 5: https://tuxphones.com/yet-another-librem-5-and-pinephone-linux-smartphone-comparison/
The first Community Update of 2020 is here!
Don't know what to do tonight? Why not play OpenArena on your new #PinebookPro? https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8756&pid=56394#pid56394
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