A VT100 Console Library for Arduino #VintageComputing #Arduino @gunceakkoyun
Do you remember the classic DEC VT100 video terminal? A mainstay of minicomputers last century. Part of their flexibility was that besides displaying ASCII characters, one could send it “control sequences” to do various functions, making it rather smart in comparison to earlier “dumb” terminals.
The VT100 Console Library is an Arduino based VT100 comparable serial console library by Mehmet Günce Akkoyun.
Virtual terminal sequences are control character sequences that can control cursor movement, color/font mode, and other operations when written to the output stream. Sequences may also be received on the input stream in response to an output stream query information sequence or as an encoding of user input when the appropriate mode is set.
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