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Name

available()

Examples
// Example by Tom Igoe

import processing.serial.*;

// The serial port:
Serial myPort;

void setup() {
  // List all the available serial ports:
  println(Serial.list());
  // Open the port you are using at the rate you want:
  myPort = new Serial(this, Serial.list()[0], 9600);
}

void draw() {
  while (myPort.available() > 0) {
    int inByte = myPort.read();
    println(inByte);
  }
}

Description Returns the number of bytes available.
Updated on March 27, 2014 07:26:04pm EDT

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