Skip to main content

Python tools for the Piksi GNSS receiver.

Project description

https://travis-ci.org/swift-nav/piksi_tools.png https://badge.fury.io/py/piksi_tools.png

Python tools for the Piksi GNSS receiver. This repository includes a Swift console UI application, as well as a variety of command line utilities (firmware bootloader, serial port data logging, etc.).

Setup

It is advised to install piksi_tools inside a virtualenv to avoid modifying global system state.

To install the dependencies for the basic tools: pip install -r requirements.txt

To install the dependencies for the console GUI, first run make deps to install the systemwide deps and then pip install -r requirements_gui.txt pyside for the python deps.

Finally, pip install -e . to set up a dev install in the local dev environment.

To run the installed console from the current env, use python -m piksi_tools.console.console

Usage Examples

Console example

To just use the Swift console, download binary installers for Windows and OS X.

Latest console for Piksi Multi

Older versions of console for use with Piksi v2

For x86-64 Linux, tar.gz distributions are available for Swift Console Piksi Multi

To run the console GUI from the command line, install dependencies and run PYTHONPATH=. python piksi_tools/console/console.py.

For command line arguments, see console.py

Testing

To run the tests and check for coverage:

$  PYTHONPATH=. tox

USB issues on OS X

The ftdi USB drivers are finicky on some versions of OS X. See their docs for help debugging (tl;dr if you try to plug in multiple USB devices to the same port, the subsequent ones may not appear through ftdi even if they appear in the result of sudo dmesg. Only restarting your machine will fix this.)

License

Copyright © 2015 Swift Navigation

Distributed under LGPLv3.0.

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Filename, size & hash SHA256 hash help File type Python version Upload date
piksi_tools-2.0.1.tar.gz (1.1 MB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Source None Aug 27, 2018

Supported by

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google BigQuery Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page