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  1. This is awesome. Works great on my LM4F120XL!


    The only thing I miss is that Code Composer Studio (and probably other Stellaris Launchpad toolchains) have on-board debugging. Is there any chance this could be implemented in Energia eventually? Alternatively, is there an external tool I can use to do the debugging (breakpoint, step, watch variables) after I build the code with Energia?

  2. I am thinking of using a Stellaris Launchpad (LM4F120XL) as a robot controller. If I had something like this (http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/1551) how would I go about interfacing with the quadrature encoders? This TI webpage says "Advanced motion control capability, with up to 16 PWM outputs and two quadrature encoder interfaces" but I cannot find the terms "quadrature encoder" or "QEI" in the Launchpad manual. Am I going to need to learn the gritty details of quadrature encoding and write my own C interface?


    I am very new to all this, so a gentle shove in the right direction would be awesome.

  3. Beginner's question here:


    The Stellaris Launchpad has "stackable headers". What does that mean? Does it mean I can use more than one Booster Pack on the same Launchpad? I would think that each pin could only act as one input/output, so what would be the purpose of "stacking"?

  4. Hey guys! I'm a 21-year-old guy from Washington, USA.


    When I was about 9 or 10 years old I took a robotics class and a computer programming class at our local home school academy. I found both extremely fascinating! Today I am a programming intern at a software development company, and I love it. But I have not done much in the area of electronics or hardware hacking since those early years, and I would like to get into it as a hobby.


    Right now I don't have any solid project goals, I just want to learn and tinker. I have a Stellaris LM4F120 and just recently got up and running with the blinking LED example. The on-board debugging feature is really neat!


    I look forward to asking you guys all sorts of stupid questions  :)


    Happy hacking!

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