JAL (Just Another Language) is a Pascal-like programming language and compiler that generates executable code for PIC microcontrollers. It is a free-format language with a compiler that runs on Linux, MS-Windows and MS-DOS (OSX support). It is configurable and extendable through the use of libraries and can even be combined with PIC assembly language.
JAL was originally created by Wouter van Ooijen and released as free software under the GNU General Public License in 2003. In 2006, Stef Mientki initiated the development of a new version, JALV2, which was programmed by Kyle York and beta tested by an international user group.
-- JAL 2.3 include 16f877_bert--define the variables var byte resist--define the pins pin_a0_direction = input--variable resistor pin_d7_direction = input--switch pin_c2_direction = output--pwm led--enable pulse width modulation PWM_init_frequency (true, true) forever loop--convert analog on a0 to digital resist = ADC_read_low_res(0) -- run measurement through flash memory program_eeprom_write(2000,resist) program_eeprom_read(2000,resist) -- run measurement through data memory data_eeprom_write(10,resist) data_eeprom_read(10,resist) -- if the switch is pressed return random value if pin_d7 == high then resist = random_byte end if--send resistance to PC serial_sw_write(resist) delay_100ms(1) -- set actual PWM duty cycle PWM_Set_DutyCycle (resist, resist) end loop
- Beta testing by: Bert van Dam, Sunish Isaac, Dave Lagzdin, Javier Martinez, Stef Mientki, Wouter van Ooijen, Michael Reynolds, André Steenveld, Joep Suijs, Vasile Surducan, and Michael Watterson