to whom it may concern @ parallax:
i see some others have tossed out wish list type requests, so i have a rather longwinded·
one: a web based code library. ·
accessible through the main download page so that both·
BASIC pros and us average joes could up/download neat stuff to.
PC and PIC·
programmers greatly benfit from simply being able to call a prefab FFT or·
graphics function up from a large library·
- keeps them·
from reinventing the wheel.·
i have often wondered why parallax does not have their own?·
perhaps the new forums will fill this void somewhat, but it would be nice to have in 1 dedicated place·
a bunch of prefabbed tools for me to just grab and run with.·
all id need to do is scan down the list looking for the type of function i needed, rather than trudging through emails/forums/archived emails.
a perfect example:·
just the other day someone had asked about CRC (checksum) checking, and the ever present jon williams quickly responded with a posting of a snippet of code to perform just that function.·
that is the kinda thing that i think could be chucked into the library for future use.·
or the excellent math functions that dr. tracy allen has developed and made available(http://www.emesystems.com/BS2index.htm#math
for smoothing or double precesion stuff (excellent site BTW!!)·
or code interfacing to a given IC.·
the forum/email is nice for general questions or support, but there just must be a ton of functions out there that could make other·
users' project development·
that much quicker/easier/broader/more useful.·
if nothing else, it would really just be an extension of the EXCELLENT support and EXCELLENT freebie info (N&V, etc.) availability.
just my thoughts, anyone else feel this way or am i reaching a bit?