[IronPython] Accessing Serial Port from IronPython driven Webpage

Kurt A. Richardson kurt at kurtrichardson.com
Thu Aug 26 01:56:34 CEST 2010


  On 8/25/2010 4:53 PM, Kurt A. Richardson wrote:
>  Thanks Vernon
>
> I did look at Pyserial, but then I realized that with IronPython I 
> could just use System.IO.Ports.SerialPort to do it all anyway... then 
> it seemed pointless to use PySerial if the capability is already 
> available in IronPython.  It works fine on Mono too, and I have run 
> successful tests in Linux Juanty (which my PlugPC runs).  The problem 
> I have now is not talking to the serial port per se... it is doing it 
> from within a web browser, which as I understand it is a security 
> issue.  The browser security policy just won't give me access to the 
> serial port whatever library I might be using.  The link I posted 
> earlier shows how to overcome the security restrictions in C# - I just 
> don't know how to translate this into an IronPython class :-(
>
> Bye for now, Kurt
BTW Your project sounds pretty cool - not wishing to clutter this 
thread, but how reliable are you finding the X10.  I have a TED5000 
which just monitors my total load, and it sux - this is why I chose 
wireless ZigBees when putting together my Smart Home Network.

Ta ta for now, Kurt





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