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Al
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Re: Creative project
Al   1/12/2015 2:01:14 PM
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Sounds like a really cool project! By the way, since this was originally posted, a guy by the name of Roberto Marquez has written a Java server application with REST API for this project making it much easier to integrate the LED display into other projects, instructions here https://learn.adafruit.com/web-enabled-pixel-on-raspberry-pi

Jennifer Campbell
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Re: Visual Effects are Important
Jennifer Campbell   1/11/2015 9:51:09 PM
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Hi Al,

Can you please email me when you get a chance?

jennifer.campbell@ubm.com

Thanks!

Jennifer Campbell, DN Executive Editor

 

mrdon
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Re: Creative project
mrdon   4/14/2014 9:46:09 PM
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taimoortariq

One more thing: Simon Monk has written a great book call the Raspberry Pi cook. It has a wealth of code examples written in Python to play with on the RPI. A very good reference book for the RPI.

mrdon
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Re: Creative project
mrdon   4/14/2014 8:42:44 PM
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taimoortariq,

The Raspberry Pi (RPI) is a cool linux computer mounted on a credit size card that can be use for all sorts of embedded applications. The linux distro that comes with it is Raspbian Wheezy. The basic language used to program the RPI is Python which is  interpretative allowing results to be display as you type them into the editor. The microcontroller used on the Raspberry Pi is a Broadcom BCM2835 SoC (System on a Chip) running at  700MHz.

I've used the RPI to turn on LEDs, motors, and create interactive graphics. I wired a photocell circuit to the RPI and created a ball on the monitor using Python. By doing an up/down jesture with with my hand over the photocell, the ball bounced on the screen. Nice example of physical computing application. I might submit this as a Gadget Freak project. What do you think?

Al
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Re: Visual Effects are Important
Al   4/1/2014 2:56:27 AM
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Hey thanks, it was a fun project. Hats off to the pixel artists I collaborated with on this project who did the actual pixel art for it.

taimoortariq
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Re: Visual Effects are Important
taimoortariq   3/31/2014 11:34:49 PM
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Yes Danial, Thats what I like about this project. It is simple and yet very unique and trendy. Even simple things can be setup in a proper way to look great.

taimoortariq
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Re: Creative project
taimoortariq   3/31/2014 11:24:53 PM
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Mrdon, I have heard soo much about the Raspberry Pi but have never got the chance to work on it. how would you describe its experience? I am eager to learn about it whenever I get my hands on doing some mini project.

Charles Murray
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The appeal of weather predictions
Charles Murray   3/26/2014 9:04:31 PM
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Westher predictions seem to appeal to almost everyone. There's a reson why virtually every newscast includes a weather segment. I could see this as a wall-based wether display in homes.

Cabe Atwell
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Re: Creative project
Cabe Atwell   3/26/2014 4:34:38 PM
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The animation is outstanding, like watching the weather in a Minecraft setting. 

C

mrdon
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Re: Creative project
mrdon   3/24/2014 12:59:39 AM
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taimoortariq

The Raspberry Pi is truly a great little Linux computer for all sorts of cool projects.

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