In computer interfacing it is often difficult to find the right cable
for a specific purpose. Although the
interface tries to solve this problem, there are many situations
where you need to search for the right cable. This can be the case when
you need a
cable to connect a device to your computer. There is also information
cables and cables for connecting
if you happen to work in the industrial automation business.
No computer hardware without software. The basic routines and example
programs in this section will help you interfacing your computer with
other devices successfully.
General interfacing information
Interfacing is not just about cables. In a lot of circumstances you
need also background information, to select the right
null modem cable
for example. These pages contain detailed—yet readable—information
and how interfacing in the PC is organized using
I/O ports and interrupts
is covered. Afterall this standard made computer interfacing possible in
the first place.
Newer technologies are not forgotten. The
VoIP technologies are discussed in depth.