Snake Score and High Score Board

Read and organize serial data using NI VISA functions to track snake game scores



This VI reads serial prints from a chipKIT uC32 running a snake game. Each reading from the serial print contains two bytes. The first is a header that indicates whether the snake is alive or not and the second is the length of the snake. High scores prompt a user to input their name and the leaderboard is rearranged based on the score.

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Sudharsan Sukumar

Sudharsan (Dharsan) Sukumar is a bioengineer in his senior year at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. He is interested in medical device engineering and plans on going to graduate school for medical devices after receiving his bachelor's degree. Dharsan has experience with bioinstrumentation and previously worked in two different research labs. His first lab worked with actin and myosin protein research and at his second lab he worked with an anti-pancreatic cancer drug to determine its effectiveness. Dharsan currently works at Digilent in Pullman, Washington as a product marketing engineering intern working mostly with LabVIEW, the myRIO, and the chipKIT WF32 sold by Digilent to make beginners guides to LabVIEW and the WF32.

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