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parashell - Parallel Port Control / News: Recent posts

Parashell version 2.3 Released!

parashell 2.3 has been released to fix a couple of issues reported on the parashell forum.

This release provides enhancements for the Windows version only. The Linux/Unix code remains unchanged.

A verbose option is now available which provides a little feedback about what the program is doing with the parallel port.

Version 2.3 also includes more error checking.

Several command line flags have also been added.

Posted by Brett Carroll 2010-04-19

Parashell - 2.2 Released!

parashell makes controlling the parallel port a breeze! With a little scripting you can easily create a dancing light show, experiment with robotics, DIY home automation, the possibilities are endless.

Version 2.2 includes a complete rewrite of the Windows version (PERL source and native binary .exe are included).

This new version allows you to interface with the CONTROL, DATA, and STATUS ports under Windows.... read more

Posted by Brett Carroll 2008-12-01

Parashell - 2.1 Released! (Windows and Linux now supported)

parashell makes controlling the parallel port a breeze! With a little scripting you can easily create a dancing light show, experiment with robotics, DIY home automation, the possibilities are endless.

Version 2.1 includes additions that provide support for Windows (PERL source and native binary .exe are included)

Posted by Brett Carroll 2006-09-07

Parashell - 2.0 Released!

Windows is now supported with parashell!

Posted by Brett Carroll 2006-09-06

parashell-1.0.2 released!

Minor updates.
Documentation and examples added.

Posted by Brett Carroll 2003-03-03

Parashell-1.0 Released

The first installment of parashell has been released. Contained in the package are the programs needed for input and output to the parallel port.

Posted by Brett Carroll 2002-07-31