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Python library for driving Pimoroni Blinkt!

Project description

Blinkt! https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/blinkt

Eight super-bright RGB LED indicators, ideal for adding visual notifications to your Raspberry Pi on their own or on a pHAT stacking header.

Installing

Manual install:

Library install for Python 3:

on Raspbian:

sudo apt-get install python3-blinkt

other environments:

sudo pip3 install blinkt

Library install for Python 2:

on Raspbian:

sudo apt-get install python-blinkt

other environments:

sudo pip2 install blinkt

Development:

If you want to contribute, or like living on the edge of your seat by having the latest code, you should clone this repository, cd to the library directory, and run:

sudo python3 setup.py install

(or sudo python setup.py install whichever your primary Python environment may be)

Documentation & Support

Unofficial / Third-party libraries

0.1.2

0.1.1

  • New: Added get_pixel to return colour and brightness of a single pixel

0.1.0

  • Removed try/except from RPi.GPIO import, output was misleading at best
  • Reverted default behaviour of clear on exit

0.0.9

  • Added set_all method to set all pixels
  • Changed default behaviour of clear on exit to reduce module side-effects
  • Move GPIO initialisation to show() to reduce module side-effects

0.0.8

  • Tweaked some methods to show intent as implementation detail only
  • Added docstrings detailing public methods

0.0.7

  • Fixed bug with APA102 pixels that have a small, black die (vs the larger, paler one)

0.0.6

  • set_clear_on_exit now method

0.0.5

  • Range clamping and coercion to integers

0.0.4

  • Various bug fixes

0.0.3

  • Switch to Python

0.0.2

  • Bug fixes for C Library

0.0.1

  • Original C Library

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