Posts Tagged ‘scripts’

Cadsoft EAGLE scripts to tweak settings and layers

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Vimark made some new scripts to make our life easier. We use Cadsoft Eagle a lot and these scrips automate some of the more boring aspects of design. wherelabs_default.scr - scripts changes wire width to 10mil and via shape to round. hide_label_layers.scr - Hide top and bottom part names and...

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pyBusPirateLite support for Windows

Friday, May 6th, 2011

There is a new version of pyBusPirateLite, the Python library for interacting with the Bus Pirate.  It now supports Windows versions of Python. You can download the latest version from the Bus Pirate SVN Repository, or a package containing just pyBusPirateLite.  See the wiki page on Bus Pirate Scripting in...

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#twatch Python script for weather, time

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

trobbinsmilne posted a Python #twatch script that shows the weather and time: Here are a couple of photos of my twatch. It's showing the time for 15 seconds, then 5 seconds of either today's date + weather, or 5 seconds of the weather forecast for the next few days. You...

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Python on the web platform?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Markus Gritsch writes: python-on-a-chip (p14p for short) recently got a branch to support PIC24 and dsPIC crontrollers. I got it to compile and the simulator in MPLAB shows it functioning. I mentioned the Web Platform in their mailing list and maybe both projects can share some synergy effects. It would...

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Winamp Status on Twatch

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Andrew wrote a Python script to display Winamp playlist info on an ethernet-connected #twatch LCD: It's pretty basic at the moment, but I thought people might like to see. I've got some speakers in my lounge room driven by my computer (long wires), this lets me know what's playing. It...

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Bus Pirate script for 8×32 LED matrix

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

will_j posted a Bus Pirate script that controls a Sure Electronics 8x32 LED marquee: Here's a quick and dirty perl script to display 'BPv3' on a Sure Electronics 8x32 LEd Matrix display. You can also use a 16x24 display if you change the second command code to 44 from 40....

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Xymon server and network stats on the #twatch

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Xymon, previously "Hobbit",  monitors server and network up-time, provides real-time monitoring, availability reports, downtime alerts, etc. noxin submitted a Perl script that displays Xymon data and alerts on the #twatch networked LCD screen. You can browse all the #twatch scripts in the project SVN. The #twatch is currently in stock...

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#twatch PHP library

Saturday, December 5th, 2009 Joost De Cock created a PHP control library for the #twatch. This video gives an overview of the features. Thanks Joost! Edit: Philippe Alexandre has an updated #twatch Perl control library as well. The #twatch Twitter scrolling, ethernet LCD backpack is currently in stock at Seeed Studio for $30,...

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#twatch Perl library

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

philalex wrote a Perl library to control the #twatch. You can leave suggestions and comments in the forum.

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#twatch scripts folder

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

We've added a folder to the SVN with a few user-contributed scripts for the #twatch in Python, Perl, etc. If you come up with a script for the #twatch, please share it in the #twatch forum.

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Self-test in binary mode

Friday, October 16th, 2009

See the latest version in the documentation wiki. Since v2 the Bus Pirate firmware has included a self-test that verifies the function of pins and peripherals. The latest v2.6-nightly build adds a self-test to the binary bitbang mode. This is a useful way for applications to test the Bus Pirate,...

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Free probe cables for your binmode scripts

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

We want your scripts! The Bus Pirate has three new binary access modes that can be scripted from a PC: I2C, SPI, and bitbang. There's already some basic Perl demos in the example scrips folder. If you script something for any of the new modes, in any language, we’d like...

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