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Display-o-Tron 3000 Driver

Project description

# Display-o-Tron 3000

## Installing

We've created a super-easy installation script that will install all pre-requisites and get your Dot3k up and running in a jiffy, just type this into a terminal or LXTerminal:

```bash
curl get.pimoroni.com/dot3k | bash
```

## Usage

### LCD

```python
from dot3k import lcd
lcd.write('Hello World!')
```

### Backlight

```python
from dot3k import backlight
backlight.sweep(0.5)
backlight.update()
```

### Joystick

```python
from dot3k import joystick
@joystick.on(joystick.UP)
def handle_joystick_up(pin):
print("Joystick up!")
```
Changelog
---------

2.0.1
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* Now handles reset pin for Display-o-Tron HAT
* Added cap1xxx as a dependency

2.0.0
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* Added support for Display-o-Tron HAT
* Misc fixes and improvements

1.9.0
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* Added new MenuIcon class with pre-made icons for use in plugins/menus
* Added "cancel" method which can be called to immediately exit any menu item

1.8.2
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* Fixed bug in screensaver functionality so it works with non-keyword args
* Added new "add_item" feature so that menu items can be kept in order

1.8.1
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* Backlight now has off() method shortcut for turning lights off
* Added a use_brg() method for old Dot3ks with different pixel order

1.8.0
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* Significant, possibly breaking, change to __init__.py to remove redundant imports
* lcd and joystick should work with Python 3, backlight still requires smbus

1.7.1
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* Sane defaults for write_option(), now no longer defauts to 1 margin and blank icon

1.7
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* Added input handling plugin support
* Remapped parameters to args/kwargs to make menu initialisation less mystifying

1.6.1
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* Fixed bug in set_bar which cased the left blue backlight to light

1.6
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* Added support for an "idle" plugin which shows after a customisable amount of seconds

1.5
---

* Fixed joystick repeat using delta timing instead of delays

1.4
---

* Bugfix of menu.py line-endings
* Attempt to fix joystick.repeat to prevent multiple repeats firing at once

1.3
---

* Removed plugins from dot3k.menu into examples/plugins folder

1.2
---

* Breaking changes with plugin compatibility vs version 1.1
* Many fixes to redraw calls
* Plugin redraw method is now passed the "menu" instance

1.1
---

* Fix for joystick on Rev 1 Pi

1.0dev
------

* Initial Release

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