Author: aminathsaadha

Week #12 – SD Cmds

I tested out the code I had already written and found out that the power up sequence was not working as expected. After consulting with my supervisor he advised me to enable pull-up resistors...

Week #11 – SD Comms

After adding the software SPI, I started out writing the program. There are four working modes in SPI and the SPI timings for Mode 0 is the proper setting for the SD Cards. After...

Week #10 – SPI Comms

I was still working on the SD card this week. I took up from where I left off and started with setting up the SD card. I soldered the pins onto the little board...

Week #9 – SD Card

I started on the SD Card portion of the project. The objective of this is to read and write to and from the card, and finally to download data from the network and store...

Week #8 – SSL Client

This week I worked on the Generic HTTP Client with SSL. Initially I tried to run the original program provided by the MICROCHIP TCPIP stack. I enabled the STACK_USE_SSL_CLIENT in TCPIP ETH97.h found in...

WEEK #7 – Git Commit

I made my first commit in git this week, by creating a repository and adding all the necessary files to the project. First I had to go through the git flow chart which was...

WEEK #6 – Telnet Server

Happy Chinese New Year to everyone. The week started off with a telnet server module. The initial application was provided by microchip, and I tried to run the program. In order to run this...

Week 5 – TCP/IP Layer

I continued where I left off from last week; setting up the physical layer for Ethernet connection. After taking a good look at the documentation available, I realized that there were a minimum of...

Week 4 – Ethernet Layer

This week I started work on the network connections from the chip, mainly the ETHERNET communication from MCU to network. I was fairly new to the subject but not completely as I have completed...

Week 3 – SPI Comms

This week I worked on SPI (Series Peripheral Interface) communication from the PIC18F97J60 to 25LC256 series EEPROM which comes with the PICDEM.NET2 development board. It was a completely new area for me and I...