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A python interface to WiringPi 2.0 library which allows for easily interfacing with the GPIO pins of the Raspberry Pi. Also supports i2c and SPI

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WiringPi 2 for Python

WiringPi: An implementation of most of the Arduino Wiring
functions for the Raspberry Pi

WiringPi2: WiringPi version 2 implements new functions for managing IO expanders.

Build with gcc version 4.6.3 (Debian 4.6.3-14+rpi1)
Built against Python 2.7.2, Python 3.2.3

You must have python-dev and python-setuptools installed
If you manually rebuild the bindings with swig -python wiringpi.i

Get/setup repo:
git clone
cd WiringPi2-Python

Build & install with:
sudo python install

Or Python 3
sudo python3 install

Class-based Usage:
Description incoming!

import wiringpi2
wiringpi2.wiringPiSetup // For sequential pin numbering, one of these MUST be called before using IO functions
wiringpi2.wiringPiSetupSys // For /sys/class/gpio with GPIO pin numbering
wiringpi2.wiringPiSetupGpio // For GPIO pin numbering

Setting up IO expanders (This example was tested on a quick2wire board with one digital IO expansion board connected via I2C):

General IO:
wiringpi2.pinMode(1,1) // Set pin 1 to output
wiringpi2.digitalWrite(1,1) // Write 1 HIGH to pin 1
wiringpi2.digitalRead(1) // Read pin 1

Bit shifting:
wiringpi2.shiftOut(1,2,0,123) // Shift out 123 (b1110110, byte 0-255) to data pin 1, clock pin 2

serial = wiringpi2.serialOpen('/dev/ttyAMA0',9600) // Requires device/baud and returns an ID
wiringpi2.serialClose(serial) // Pass in ID

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