When developing more complex Arduino sketches, or trying to nail down a spot where trouble just can't be found - more than one of us have been guilty of throwing around random Serial.println() funtions to allow some simple progress reports to be monitored from the serial monitor. However this can be a troublesome method and also possibly waste valuable sketch space. An interesting solution to debugging has been created to counter the simpler methods, by Arduino forum member "aarondc".
His dbg.h Arduino library offers some interesting and useful functions to allow debug messages to be sent to the serial monitor, however with a greater level of control. For example you can monitor a variable and only receive updates when it has changed value - much neater than lines of the same data. And the results can be monitored with the neat Tellerium monitor:
Hopefully this will help make some Arduino enthusiasts' life easier, so visit the Arduino forum for more information about the library and Tellerium. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.
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