Cross platform serial debug assistant


Keywords
Serial Debug Tool Assistant, assistant, debug, python, serial, tool
License
LGPL-3.0
Install
pip install COMTool==1.4.1

Documentation

COMTool

PyPI

A cross platform serial debug tools written by python screenshot

screenshot shows the version 1.0, the latest may not the same totally! But better performance、more easy to use and more elegant

Features

  • cross platform
  • port baudrate bytesize parity stopbits settings
  • basic send data (ascii and hex)
  • basic receive data (ascii and hex)
  • send and receive data count
  • clear received data area
  • auto linefeed on every once receive
  • scheduled auto send
  • send history and select send again
  • serial auto detect
  • CR LF / LF select support
  • auto save settings
  • Ctrl+Enter to send
  • escape character support, like \x \r \n etc.
  • multiple character encode support
  • multiple auto send (order and disorder)
  • unix style terminal color support
  • night theme and White theme
  • real time data graphic display

Install

Windows

there's three ways:

  1. download excutable bin file, easiest way for one never used python
  • Download the latest bin file at the release page
  • unzip, and run comtool.exe
  1. Install Python3 first then install from pypi:
pip install comtool
comtool
  1. Or you can download source code, then install from source code
  • download sourcecode
  • install
python setup.py bdist_wheel
pip install dist/COMTool-*.*.*-py3-none-any.whl
comtool

Linux

  • download and install
sudo apt install python3
sudo apt install python3-pip
sudo pip3 install comtool
sudo comtool

or

sudo apt install python3
wget https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py 
sudo python3 get-pip.py
sudo pip3 install comtool
sudo comtool

be sure python bin path already in the $PATH env.

Or you can download source code, then install from source code

  • download sourcecode
python setup.py bdist_wheel
sudo pip3 install dist/COMTool-*.*.*-py3-none-any.whl

macOS

brew install python3 python3-pip
pip install COMTool

Development

  1. Install python3.6 and pip Linux:
sudo apt install python3 python3-pip

Windows: dowload python3

  1. install pyserial and PyQt5
pip install pyserail pyqt5
  1. clone project
git clone https://github.com/Neutree/COMTool.git
  1. code, resolve bugs or add new reatures

  2. pull request