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I have a serial servo controller i want to control using a computer, with some sort of interface such as Visual Basic. This will be used to run my ROV. Unfortunately my knowledge of Basic is very limited and using serial commands is beyond my expertise. I have a VB file that shows how i would like the program to look, so if anyone can help me out it would be greatly appreciated


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I have a serial servo controller i want to control using a computer, with some sort of interface such as Visual Basic. This will be used to run my ROV. Unfortunately my knowledge of Basic is very limited and using serial commands is beyond my expertise. I have a VB file that shows how i would like the program to look, so if anyone can help me out it would be greatly appreciated
just google the basic commands for basic.

i hate VB with a passion, i hope to never use it again.

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Old 07-24-2009, 06:05 PM #3
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I think i might have tried learning VB at one point, but never got the hang of it. Then I took a computer programming class at my high school and learned a little bit of Java. Maybe it was just cause we had a teacher teaching us, but Java was easier to learn.

I would suggest that with whatever language you learn, try to find a guide or something that teaches it to you and walks you through it. It makes it easier to learn than just looking at the commands and trying to figure out how they work (failed for me),
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