O'Reilly logo

Banana Pro Blueprints by Tony Zhang, Ruediger Follmann

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

A measurement server

In the last section of this chapter, we will merge the things you've learned in the previous chapter into one project: We will build a measurement server providing a web-based interface through a hotspot. This interface can be used in order to program circuits using their dedicated interface, such as Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). With regard to the example of a fractional-N frequency synthesizer, you will learn how to connect Banana Pro's USB port to a test circuit, convert USB signals into serial signals, and finally, program the test circuit. The measurement server itself is realized in Python using CherryPy (Chapter 2, Programming Languages). As a USB interface, the Future Technology Device International (FTDI) chip ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required