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[ale] Get mad at this
On 02/05/2014 05:16 PM, Chris Fowler wrote:
> On 02/05/2014 05:03 PM, Pete Hardie wrote:
>> I knew a guy who tried to write Pascal in C like that
> I'm doing a RPi presentation tomorrow night so I wanted to add a
> reboot/halt button to my
> digital radio hotspot. I'm running a LED on the GPIO to let me know
> when the RPi can "see" the Internet and that I wrote in Perl. The
> button examples were in Python and lacking time I just went with it.
> I've done Python in the past and it has not been that hard to pick
> up. I'm lucking up that I'm reading pages on the Internet that say if
> you did this in X you do it in Python this way.
> Since many of the examples for GPIO control are done in Python I'm
> going to show that code in the presentation. Honestly, RPi.GPIO is so
> much cleaner looking than Device::BCM2835. Since one program manages
> reboot/halt and another manages the user notification I'm may just
> consolidate the two into a python one. The perl one uses threads. One
> thread does a ping to the outside and sets a value. The other watches
> a log file to see if the radio is linked to a system. If it is linked
> we get a flashing LED. If it is just connected to the Internet we get
> solid LED. If no connection the light goes out.
> The RPi GPIO is nice, but I prefer doing stuff like this on the
> Arduino platform.
There is a wiring library for the Pi.
It works well.
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