I think I can safely assume that all of us at least one time in ours life listened radio. It’s a great to have “something to play in background” while we enjoy other things. Let’s turn our raspi into greatest radio you’ll ever have.
Logitech back in 2001 introduced first Squeezebox device, It just played music / radio from central server over local network. One great thing about it – it is fully open source. Unfortunately logitech discontinued the line but server and a couple of players preserved and can now be installed on multitude of devices including raspi. Thanks to Allthingpi LMS installation is now painless which we’ll see in a second.
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See It: http://solarpi.tafkas.net
excerpt from the blog post…
After collecting some photovoltaic data using PikoPy and a some readings from the residential meter it was time to put everything together. The data is collected by a couple of scripts triggered by a cronjob every five minutes.
$ crontab -l
*/5 * * * * python /home/solarpi/kostal_piko.py
*/5 * * * * python /home/solarpi/collect_meter.py
*/15 * * * * python /home/solarpi/collect_weather.py
The results are then written into a SQLite database. I chose SQLite over PostgreSQL for its lighter footprint on the Raspberry Pi. And since we will have no concurrent writes SQLite should be capable serving as a database backend.
The sole purpose of the web application is to fetch data from the database and render the results. I decided to use Flask, a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug and Jinja 2. For the Frontend I used the Bootstrap based SB Admin 2 Theme.
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Put simply, the Raspberry Pi could transform your child’s life.
Don’t believe me? That’s okay, I’ve outlined five reasons below that explain why…
Read the rest at: THIS LINK
In this resource you will explore the virtual world of Minecraft Pi, the special edition of Minecraft made for Raspberry Pi. You will learn how to control the player, manually build with blocks and use the Python interface to manipulate the world around you…
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The Raspberry Pi 3 is the third generation Raspberry Pi. It replaced the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B in February 2016. Compared to the Raspberry Pi 2 it has: A 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core ARMv8 CPU 802.11n Wireless LAN Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Like the Pi 2, it also has: 1GB RAM 4 USB […]
Source: Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
FYI: NFC = “near field communication”…
Near-field communication (NFC) is a set of communication protocols that enable two electronic devices, one of which is usually a portable device such as a smartphone, to establish communication by bringing them within 4 cm (1.6 in) of each other.
more on Wikipedia
View project at: Adafruit NFC/RFID on Raspberry Pi