PART 2 now available: https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/1158245/More-Fun-frustration-and-laughs-with-the-Pi-Part-IIntroduction
I have had a Raspberry Pi sitting in the draw for about 6 months to have a play with. Coming into Christmas, work had slowed down a bit so I thought I would have some time to play with a new [...]
Raspberry Pi is an amazing device, packing so much power into a small form factor with such a cheap cost.
Unfortunately, it does not comes with its own power supply. Shutting down involves running the shutdown command and unplugging the USB power.
A video demonstration of the implementation can be found [...]
I have been playing with Raspberry Pis and electronics a lot and my 4 year old son has occasionally come to my desk to play with the red, yellow and green LEDs by sticking them on breadboards. He called them “traffic lights”, so I thought to myself, why not build something for him which does that for [...]
*** In this older source below Red and Blue in the RGBA macro are reversed .. sorry didn’t noticeDownload new sourcecode supports all Pi Download Pi1/Pi2/Pi3 composite SD card image (800×600 screen) Introduction
This piece shows how to set up a two-way interface between a remote browser-enabled device, such as a cell phone, and a Raspberry Pi. The example app is a simple, domestic environment, controller. The Pi sends temperature information to a subscriber’s browser and responds to requests from the browser by switching on or off remote radio controlled plug sockets. It’s written in [...]