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Richard Hayler
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Pivarium: care for your reptile with a Rsspberry Pi
It's been a while since there’s been a new addition to the family and I’d forgotten  how much  preparation is involved. All the familiar concerns that I remembered from when the boys were born came flooding back: you need to make sure the new arrival is not...
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Introducing your Pi-rsonal Trainer
Since starting a new job earlier in the year I've had to make a lot of  adjustments to my fitness schedule. One thing I really miss are the exercise classes I used to attend. I particularly miss the High Intensity Interval Training sessions which were a gre...
Introducing your Pi-rsonal Trainer
Introducing your Pi-rsonal Trainer
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MakeTronix Alarm and GPIOZero on Raspberry Pi
I funded the MakeTronix Alarm on IndieGoGo because it contains many of the
components I usd with Raspberry Pi at CoderDojo, but in one compact
package. Don't get me wrong, I'm all in favour of having learners
build the circuit using a breadboard, but someti...
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Amazon Alexa controlling Raspberry Pi GPIOZero Xmas lights
I've been looking for a home IoT project to setup with Amazon Alexa and my Raspberry Pi powered Christmas Tree seemed like an obvious choice. Here's how it works: There are 5 sets of cheapo xmas LEDs connected directly to GPIO pins on the Pi. I then use Pyt...
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Getting started with Android Things and Pimoroni Rainbow HAT
I was really excited to try out Android Things on the Raspberry Pi, especaiily with the sweet looking Pimoroni RainbowH AT , but found getting everything up and running initially a bit fiddly. Here are my notes on how it all works. I used a Mac as my develo...
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Pimoroni Flotilla Offline - instructions
After last week's Wimbledon Raspberry Jam , a few people asked me for instructions for getting Pimoroni Flotilla working in a completely offline environment. Obviously you need an Internet connection to do all the installing, but following these instruction...
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Pi Zero CCTV with ZeroView
One of the first things I used a raspberry Pi for was to build a simple CCTV system. In fact that original model B is still up and running and today.  It is a nice compact, self contained system. However the addition of a camera capability to the Pi Zero op...
Pi Zero CCTV with ZeroView
Pi Zero CCTV with ZeroView
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Finally... A High Altitude Balloon flight with Raspberry Pi
It had been a long
journey from last year's Skycademy to get to this launch. Being situated just a few miles from
Heathrow was always going to mean that launching from school would be
tricky unless it involved everybody getting up a silly-o'clock
(before fl...
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NatureBytes Lite - bare bones build for Raspberry Pi A+
The NatureBytes Raspberry Pi camera kit is an excellent way to capture great photos of wildlife. The lovely injection-moulded case is perfect for keeping everything nice and dry when deployed outside. the only problem I encountered was using the supplied Ra...
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Getting started with Adafruit Feather Huzzah and Neopixel FeatherWing
The Adafruit Feather boards are a great size and the growing ecosystems of add-ons and compatible boards is really impressive. This blog describes a quick-start project for the ESP8266 Huzzah Feather board with a Neopixel featherwing to provide a simple sta...
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