Tuesday, October 14, 2008
J'en ai marre!
In which your narrator shares one of the better known sentiments of the French chanteuse, Alizée.
I had what was either a late night yesterdayor an early morning today, depending on how you want to look at it. By about 1830 yesterday, I was, like Alizée, ... fed up ... pissed off ... tired. For the past several weeks I have been diligently working my way through the tutorials for Eagle, KiCad and, finally, FreePCB. Voicing a few of the more pungent Afrikaans explicatives under my breath, I shut down FreePCB and opened Visual Studio in Visual Basic .NET mode. By 0130 the next morning, there was this...
I'd decided some time ago that Tommelise 2.0 was, as part of it's ability to print parts, going to be able to mill the printed circuit boards (PCBs) for Tommelise 3.0. One of my long-standing goals for the whole Tommelise Reprap project has been that a reasonably bright twelve-year-old should be able to build one from printed parts received from another Tommelise owner.