Pinguino 1.0

Pinguino is an Arduino like based on a PIC Microcontroller. The goal of this project is to build an integrated IDE easy to use on LINUX, WINDOWS and MAC OS X. Arduino is a powerful tool with some defaults. Some of this defaults are no native USB interface on the chip and the code length.
The IDE of Pinguino is built with Python. An integrated preprocessor translates specific Arduino instructions directly in C. This preprocessor reduces the code length and the execution speed. Pinguino hardware is based on a 18F2550. This chip has and integrated native USB module and an UART for serial link.
Finally the Pinguino IDE is a stand alone application with a C compiler (SDCC), assembler and linker (GPUTILS) and a bootloader based on the PUF VASCO project.
Pinguino is Open hardware and Open software. The IDE ( integrated development environment ) will be avalaible the 1st of september on for windows and linux. Mac os x port will be avalaible in the next days.

3 thoughts on “Pinguino 1.0”

  1. Congratulations for this project.

    Do you have an web address with projects and examples based on Pinguino?

  2. Hi,

    I am a hobbiest and want to know the compability with reference to Arduino. Can Arduino sketched run directly with Penguino?


  3. Hola de verdad los felicito
    estaba buscando un hermano de arduino de atmel que me llego x correo y ya lo encontre
    voy a construir mi propio pinguino
    sigan adelante el proyecto es realmente interesante
    me alegra que tengan el apoyo de microchips
    saludos desde colombia
    Manuel ping bb 223E6CA3

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