Jeremy Blythe
@jerbly - Head of R&D, Software Architect and Developer by day. Cloud and Raspberry Pi dabbler by night.
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  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    How to Add a Web UI to the RGB LCD Tweet BoxPreview
    This tutorial extends the previous tutorial, How to build a Tweet controlled RGB LCD, by adding web page control. With this you can change the configuration of the Tweetbox on the fly from your laptop, tablet or phone. You'll learn useful techniques in this tutorial so you can add web page control to your own Raspberry Pi projects. Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    How to Build a Tweet Controlled RGB LCDFront400s
    In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use a Raspberry Pi with an RGB LCD to monitor tweets. Tweets containing specific keywords are displayed in defined colours. You’ll learn how to create a Twitter application to use the stream API to push data to your program, giving you an opportunity to learn about multi-threaded Python programs.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Electronics
    Build a Raspberry Pi Moisture Sensor to Monitor Your PlantsMoisture400
    In this tutorial, I’m going to harness the awesomeness of Raspberry Pi to build a moisture sensor for a plant pot. You will be able to monitor the sensor locally on the LCD or remotely, via ControlMyPi.com, and receive daily emails if the moisture drops below a specified level. Along the way I will: wire up and read a value from an analog sensor over SPI using a breadboard format the sensor reading nicely in the console display the sensor reading on an RGB LCD display have the Raspberry Pi send an email with the sensor reading easily monitor the sensor and some historic readings on the web Read More…