Serial controller algorithm

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    and the hat of wrongness Salem's Avatar
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    Make a list of 5 things you need to do.
    For each thing, look at how simple it is and how you might write the code for it. If it's complicated, break it down into at most 5 more steps. Keep going until everything looks simple.

    Eg, making tea.
    1. Boil water
    2. Add tea bag
    3. Pour water
    4. Add milk and sugar
    5. Drink

    So
    1. Boil water
    might be
    1.1 Open kettle
    1.2 Open tap
    1.3 Add water
    1.4 Close tap and kettle
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    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    1. Boil water
    2. Add tea bag
    3. Pour water
    #ifdef IS_ENGLISH
    4. Add milk and sugar
    4.1 Remove teabag
    #else
    4. Remove teabag
    4.1 Add milk and sugar
    #end
    5. Drink
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    that depends on the controller's interface. what data do you have to send to him?

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