Q: Why a PICF690 instead of XYZ?
A: I’m used to PICs. Why I picked this one? I don’t know. I should have picked my favorite one (PIC18F25K22) but I don’t know what I was thinking that day.
Q: Why PicBASIC?
A: I’ve learned C with TurboC 20 years ago. It’s been now 20 years I’m programming VBA and VB.NET. I’m just too lazy to go back, don’t have enough time to learn other languages and PicBASIC student version is free so…