AtCore update 2/18

Changed Merged:

  • Rename Test Gui to atcore-gui
  • More build switches for gui/documents and test
  • Cleaner disconnects from printers
  • Cleaner deployment of devel files
  • Added an extruder control to the axis control
  • Better checks for CONNECTING state.
  • More Readable and easier to expand GCodeCommands.

Things being worked on.

A few users have asked for Sd card support and hopefully the basic version of that will be merged soon. This feature appears to be a more firmware dependent so it may take some time before each of our target firmwares has full support for SD Cards. The other feature that is being worked on is command injection. I have been thinking about adding this for a long time and I finally have a decent set of changes to support this feature in atcore. I can hear some of you out there asking about what exactly I mean by command injection is so I’ll explain. This feature will allow you to place specific commands for atcore into the gcode file. There is no need to worry about the commands breaking your gcode file since they are added in a way that makes them invisible to other hosts. You can trigger temperature changes, speed changes, pauses and more in this way. Using a few injected codes I was able to modify my test code that I print into a print that was made of abs with a tpu core. I didn’t have to touch atcore’s gui other then to resume after the auto initiated pause(s) and I can make prints with multiple colors and materials.

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