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by preston
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Development Boards
Topic: STM32L432 Nucleo 32 board
Replies: 2
Views: 6128

Re: STM32L432 Nucleo 32 board

Thanks. Driving Vin works for me too, even with 5V.
I eventually found some discussion online, https://os.mbed.com/questions/68476/Nuc ... ogram-whe/.

Preston
by preston
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Oberon Language
Topic: declarations and scope rules
Replies: 5
Views: 12423

Re: declarations and scope rules

I guess it depends on how you interpret "the objects declared globally". Conditioned by the rest of the Algol family, I would have said: Global means "not local". But I guess your interpretation is: Global mean "module level". While that's plausible, I probably would have gone with tradition and the...
by preston
Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Development Boards
Topic: STM32L432 Nucleo 32 board
Replies: 2
Views: 6128

STM32L432 Nucleo 32 board

So, I have one of these handy boards and I can connect it to Astrobe on a PC via a USB cable, download the blinking lights program and make the LED blink. I can even adjust the pattern so I know it's running my code and not someone else's. Furthermore, I can plug the USB cable into other machines an...
by preston
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Oberon Language
Topic: declarations and scope rules
Replies: 5
Views: 12423

Re: declarations and scope rules

While I'm confident the compiler allows me to re-use identifiers in nested procedures (I tried it, naturally)
and I'm confident that "Programming in Oberon" discusses it explicitly (page 29),
I was surprised that the language spec seems to skip over the subject entirely.

Thanks,
Preston
by preston
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: Oberon Language
Topic: declarations and scope rules
Replies: 5
Views: 12423

declarations and scope rules

Oberon, how delightful! I'm so pleased to have an alternative to C and C++ for my fun projects. So, ... Reading through the spec, in section 4, I find, in the 2nd paragraph, that "No identifier may denote more one object within a given scope." And that "The scope extends textually from the point of ...