This is a simple six wire cable. Great for jumping from board to board or just about anything else. There is a 6-pin JST RE connector on both ends. These are simple jumper wires used on standard 0.1" breakaway headers.
This tutorial will show you how to use a headless Raspberry Pi to flash hex files onto AVR microcontrollers as a stand-alone programmer. It also tells the story about production programming challenges, how SparkFun came to this solution, and all the lessons learned along the way.