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Hey guys,

I've currently got a netduino 2 system that intended to be the brains for an amateur rocket that I'm slowly designing and pulling together. But I'm quickly found that I'm in way over my head with coding as I simply do not have the time to learn .net micro coding. I'm looking for a coder that'd be interested in helping me make this crude flight computer.

The project is coding for reading an IMU recording the acceleration, speed and altitude the vehicle reaches (all derived from the IMU read out) and energizing a circuit to deploy the parachute at apex.

An added bonus would be to activate flaps to keep the rocket pointed straight up but that is just icing.

I also have an arduino that could serve for the same purpose if you chose to use that weirdo language for it.

Thanks for the reads.
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I don't have any experience programming microcontrollers, but I can get around in .NET and other programming languages. I'm not sure how easy it'd be to learn everything if I don't have the device nearby to test though.

Where do you live?
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I am in the Boston area. I also have a few books about the micro framework that I can hand off as, I really REALLY can't spend enough time to learn it.
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That would be pretty nice were it for sale. I should hit the guy up for one. Assuming it's not bare silicon with no source code to run it, I could probably endeavor to modify an existing program to open and close the solenoids + parachute much easier than trying to get someone to write it up from scratch.
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We all know C++ is weird tongue.gif

I could do some .NET Micro Framework, but I'd need some time to learn it.
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If you need someone to code up some .net MIcro Framework, I've got a netduino and a background in electronics and software development, send me a pm with some details and I could get you some stuff.

If you're curious how much a netduino costs, look no further than here - better to get the plus 2 as it has more on board ram and IO etc. Also it already comes with the latest firmware so you don't have to worry about flashing it which bugs some people (although perhaps not people on OCN?).
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