Parallel Port Complete: Programming, Interfacing & Using the PC's Parallel Printer Port is for programmers, hardware designers, and anyone who uses the PC's parallel port to communicate with printers and other peripheral devices. The tips, tools, and examples in this complete reference will save you time, spark new ideas for your own projects, and help you use all of a port's abilities - including the new high-speed, bidirectional modes.
This book highly is ideal for the home gadgeteer. Author Jan Axelson is an expert, explains concepts well even to novices, and provides excellent generic examples of code. The examples provided cover situations such as: Exporting data bits out through the parallel port Reading information from the data port Searching for data ports and addresses Using the parallel port to communicate PC to PC
In the beginning chapters pf this book, code segments are written in Pascal, Assembler, and Quick-BASIC. The remainder of the book is written in Visual BASIC 4.0. Examples are provided on an accompanying diskette.
343 pages, softcover