[[Manual: Detailed.Central.PC.Operate]]

For uploading the firmware (sometimes sloppily said programming) onto the board (AtMega128) see GenBoard/Firmware/Upload

The rest is brainstorming... merge to somewhere around CommMatrix?

As RS232 serial ports are disappearing from notebooks (but USB-RS232 can work, except the megatune is somewhat broken, like it cannot handle com5), in the future other communication methods might be addressed:

See also GenBoard/KeyBoard? a'la AVR313 appnote and suitable GenBoard/MenuSystem (state-machine) interpreted by firmware.