Dr_Acula writes in –

I am a regular contributer to a microcontroller discussion forum and there are lots of school aged kids who need help with various projects. One question that comes up quite regularly is how to interface a PC to a microcontroller via a serial port and then have the PC control things and sense things. The above link walks through the process step by step and assumes no programming eperience with either microcontrollers or a language like VB.Net. It was written targeting school aged kids…

Control real world devices with your PC – microcontroller tutorial – Link.