Are you wondering how to write software that will allow you to communicate to serial devices with your Palm? Just download PalmTerm for a complete and easy example to get started¿ PalmTerm is a simple program that demonstrates serial communications with the Palm OS. It was created with CodeWarrior. PalmTerm simply displays the characters transmitted and received. You can define up to 5 transmit strings which you can include regular text or hexadecimal characters that are specified between . PalmTerm comes with source code and includes all the serial routines that you may need to start writing your own serial communication programs. Simply cut and paste the following serial communications routines and with minor modifications, get working in your application. void OpenSerialPort(void) void CloseSerialPort(void) void TransmitData(char* chrBuffer) void ReceiveData(void) B&B offers products to connect your Palm® PDA to the rest of the world. Let B&B interface your Palm''s serial port to anything from RS-485 systems to a heavy duty vehicle''s J1708 diagnostic bus B&B Electronics also carries cables and converters for connecting your Palm to RS-422 and RS-485 devices!
File Size136.72 kB
Operating System Mobile
System Requirements
  • Palm III
  • Palm OS 3.0