We made serial and parallel cables this week.
The parallel cable has a standard DB-25 male connector at one end:
and a programming "clip" on the other side:
It plugs into an SOIC-8 size microcontroller from the top, like so:
The serial cable has a standard DB-9 female connector at one end:
and a molex connector to plug into a Hello circuit at the other end:
It plugs into a Hello like so: