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Raspberry Pi PiFace Control and Display information

Raspberry Pi PiFace Control and Display information
I have been given a PiFace Control and Display http://piface.openlx.org.uk for review by the nice folks over at element14. I have written my review at http://www.element14.com/community/roadTestReviews/1626 This post will explain in some depth what the board is and how it works. Warning: technical stuff ahead. Anything you are unsure of feel free to ask in the comments and I will... Read More

update to PiRack review

update to PiRack review
My previous article is available at http://labby.co.uk/pirack-review/ Today I was using my Raspberry Pi and needed to use one of my addon boards, namely the “GPIO Board with Terminal Block For Raspberry Pi”, Maplin part number N31NT, http://www.maplin.co.uk/gpio-board-with-terminal-block-for-raspberry-pi-682474. N31NT I realised that this was an ideal opportunity to test the board with the PiRack that I have been asked to... Read More

twitter search hashtag or username from bash

twitter search hashtag or username from bash
#!/bin/bash # # Search for the latest tweets # # This script is based in part on a solution proposed by Mike Bounds # in the twitter discussion forum: https://dev.twitter.com/discussions/14460 ################## # Modified to fix searching for hashtags # and usernames @ by Greg Fenton # http://labby.co.uk ################## set -o errexit screen_name=gregoryfenton query="#candy4greg OR @gregoryfenton" query=`echo "$query" | sed 's/%/%25/g'... Read More