Shared Phidgets Installation And Getting Started

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** Please do NOT extract the ZIP file but put the ZIP file into the folder @@..\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\Project Templates\@@
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** Please do NOT extract the ZIP file but put the ZIP file into the folder @@..\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\ProjectTemplates\@@
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** Please replace all previous/exisiting files in this folder.
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** extract the ZIP file, and put the content of this ZIP file into the folder c:\Program Files\GroupLab\Shared Phidgets\utilities\ (put the files of the ZIP file directly into the folder, and not into a subfolder).
* Download the file [[Attach:SharedPhidgetsAppliance.zip|SharedPhidgetsAppliance.zip]], do NOT extract the ZIP file but put the ZIP file into the folder ..\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\Project Templates\ (if this folder does not exists you have to create the folder manually).
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** extract the ZIP file
** put the content of this ZIP file into the folder @@c:\Program Files\GroupLab\Shared Phidgets\utilities\@@
** Note: please put
the files of the ZIP file directly into the folder, and not into a subfolder.
* Download the file [[Attach:SharedPhidgetsAppliance.zip|SharedPhidgetsAppliance.zip]]
** Please do NOT extract the ZIP file but put the ZIP file into the folder @@..\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\Project Templates\@@
** If this folder does not exists you have to create the folder manually.
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* Download the file [[Attach:Utilities.zip|Utilities.zip]], extract the ZIP file, and put the content of this ZIP file into the folder c:\Program Files\GroupLab\Shared Phidgets\utilities\ (put the files of the ZIP file directly into the folder, and not into a subfolder).
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* Download the file [[Attach:Utilities.zip|Utilities.zip]]
** extract the ZIP file, and put the content of this ZIP file into the folder c:\Program Files\GroupLab\Shared Phidgets\utilities\ (put the files of the ZIP file directly into the folder, and not into a subfolder).
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!!! Step 4: Start programming
* You can now begin with a few examples of how to program a servo, RFID reader, or the sensor interface kit:
* [[Shared Phidgets simple example: Controlling a servo]]
* [[Shared Phidgets simple example: Using the RFID reader]]
* [[Shared Phidgets simple example: The Interfacekit and sensors]]
* You can find many more useful instructions of how to program Phidgets on the [[Toolkits.SharedPhidgets3 | SharedPhidgets 3 main page]].
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!!! Step 2. Download and run the setup:
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!!! Step 2. Installation:
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!!! Step 3. Using hardware and start programming:
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!!! Step 3. Connecting hardware and observing device status with the Explorer:
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* Follow the instructions of [[How to manually add the Shared Phidgets controls to the Visual Studio toolbox|how to include the items to the Visual Studio toolbox]].
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* Follow the instructions of [[How to manually add the Shared Phidgets controls to the Visual Studio toolbox|how to include the Shared Phidgets controls to the Visual Studio toolbox]].
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* Follow the instructions of [[how to include the items to the Visual Studio toolbox]].
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* Follow the instructions of [[How to manually add the Shared Phidgets controls to the Visual Studio toolbox|how to include the items to the Visual Studio toolbox]].
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* Download and run the setup: [[http://www.nicolaimarquardt.com/thesis/SetupSharedPhidgets-Version-3.0.0-Light.msi |SetupSharedPhidgets]]''' (ca. 6.5 MB)
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* Download the setup: [[http://www.nicolaimarquardt.com/thesis/SetupSharedPhidgets-Version-3.0.0-Light.msi |SetupSharedPhidgets]]''' (ca. 6.5 MB)
* Run the setup and follow the instructions to install the toolkit.
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* Download [[Utilities]], extract the ZIP file, and put the content of this ZIP file into the folder c:\Program Files\GroupLab\Shared Phidgets\utilities\ (put the files of the ZIP file directly into the folder, and not into a subfolder).
* Download [[Template]], do NOT extract the ZIP file but put the ZIP file into the folder ..\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\Project Templates\ (if this folder does not exists you have to create the folder manually).
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* Download the file [[Attach:Utilities.zip|Utilities.zip]], extract the ZIP file, and put the content of this ZIP file into the folder c:\Program Files\GroupLab\Shared Phidgets\utilities\ (put the files of the ZIP file directly into the folder, and not into a subfolder).
* Download the file [[Attach:SharedPhidgetsAppliance.zip|SharedPhidgetsAppliance.zip]], do NOT extract the ZIP file but put the ZIP file into the folder ..\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\Project Templates\ (if this folder does not exists you have to create the folder manually).
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[[Toolkits.SharedPhidgets3 | << Back to the SharedPhidgets 3 page]]
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!!! Step 1. Requirements:
* Computer system: x86 based computer (64 bit not supported yet), running Windows XP, Vista, or 7.
* Development: Visual Studio 2005 or 2008

!!! Step 2. Download and run the setup:
* Download and run the setup: [[http://www.nicolaimarquardt.com/thesis/SetupSharedPhidgets-Version-3.0.0-Light.msi |SetupSharedPhidgets]]''' (ca. 6.5 MB)
* Download [[Utilities]], extract the ZIP file, and put the content of this ZIP file into the folder c:\Program Files\GroupLab\Shared Phidgets\utilities\ (put the files of the ZIP file directly into the folder, and not into a subfolder).
* Download [[Template]], do NOT extract the ZIP file but put the ZIP file into the folder ..\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Templates\Project Templates\ (if this folder does not exists you have to create the folder manually).
* Follow the instructions of [[how to include the items to the Visual Studio toolbox]].


!!! Step 3. Using hardware and start programming:
* Run the SharedPhidgets Connector from the Windows program menu: GroupLab -> Shared Phidgets -> Connector
* Connect a Phidgets component to your computer
* Start the 'Explorer' from the Windows program menu: GroupLab -> Shared Phidgets -> Explorer
* You can now see the connected Phidget component in the list of devices; after clicking on the device you will see a visual representation of the device properties and status on the bottom of the window.