Using a USB/Serial converter as Arduino programmer

I got a wearable Lilypad Arduino but didn’t get the programmer, unfortunately this board doesn’t come with ISP programmer as other full size Arduino boards.

Fortunately I found two sites explaining how to do it using an ordinary Prolific PL2303 USB/Serial programmer.

This guy did a “reverse engineering” to discover how to hack a Nokia cable as Arduino programmer:
http://www.kwartzlab.ca/2010/04/reverse-engineering-cheap-ardu/

This post show an easy way to do the same thing:
http://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic=137772.0

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