Category Archives: Python

Raspberry Pi light sensor controlled LED lamp Project

Project Plans and notes I am currently working on a background PI project to replace the on/off switch on a desktop LED lamp that I needed to repair. The Lamp is made by electronics company called “AM Tech” and cost … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Sense Hat, Locating and using the sense-hat.py module

Raspberry pi sense hat modules In my last post I introduced the Raspberry Pi sense hat, a hardware module for the Raspberry pi development board that contains the following hardware. 8×8 RGB LED matrix, five-button joystick, 40 pin pass-through GPIO … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Sense Hat

Having installed and configured my new Raspberry pi 3 this week, I am ready to start my first project with it. At the same time as I purchased the Pi-3 I also purchased the Raspberry Pi Sense hat, so I … Continue reading

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Radxa Rock and Banana pi BPI-M2 quad core single-board computers

Two new Additions to my Arm processor Linux development project …… During the last two week I have managed to add two more ARM based Development boards to my Linux OS development Project , the first being the Banana Pi … Continue reading

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Learning Coding skills the fast way

learning programming language’s the best way Learning to program a computer these days is about as simple and yet complicated as it has ever been, when I firsts started coding commercial applications it was on IBM Mid-range and Main-frame computers … Continue reading

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Andriod 4.4 on a HP 550 Laptop, Second Life Projects….

Android Development and Second life projects As part of my up upskilling projects, something I have been wanting to complete for a while is to port Andriod 4.4 KitKat to ether a Desktop or Laptop PC. To do so opens … Continue reading

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Well it is here , The Piface Digital 2 – I/O board.

As ever, a part I ordered from NEW_IT in the UK arrived with lighting speed this morning !!! With just lunch time available, I had a quick but very successful go at installing the Piface board onto my Raspberry pi … Continue reading

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The Python Language and a study book (Learning Python 5th edition) free to download!

Its my aim with this blog to share a learning process, in developing application software. Following the processes of putting some hardware systems into place such as the Raspberry pi b+ and B2 along with a Cubietruck, ARM CPU development … Continue reading

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