Arduino Programming Language: Stream.parseInt

Name

parseInt()

Description

Returns the first valid (long) integer number from the serial buffer. Characters that are not integers (or the minus sign) are skipped.

In particular: 
Initial characters that are not digits or a minus sign, are skipped; 
Parsing stops when no characters have been read for a configurable time-out value, or a non-digit is read; 
If no valid digits were read when the time-out (see Stream.setTimeout()) occurs, 0 is returned;

Syntax

stream.parseInt(list)

stream.parseInt(''list', char skipchar')

Parameters

  • stream : an instance of a class that inherits from Stream.
  • list : the stream to check for ints (char) skipChar: used to skip the indicated char in the search. Used for example to skip thousands divider.

Returns

long 


Based on the reference originally written by Arduino Community,  wiring.org.co and  arduino.cc