Celery – a python task queue for long jobs

Running python tasks in the background In the past few months I’ve built a couple of web apps using python and flask, and the main task of the programs takes significant time to run. The web app for my client… Continue Reading →

Talk Python to me podcast

I recently found a great podcast on Python, called Talk Python to me: I’d treid a couple of other but either it was a one person show or expected you to be sat at your computer coding alongside. This… Continue Reading →

Multiple User Roles – python flask

I’ve been creating a python-flask web app based on miguel grinbergs excellent tutorial. It’s not a blog, more of an online ordering system, but needs user and admin access, i.e. different options available for different users, which is not included in… Continue Reading →

s3 bucket size using python

After getting the command line interface for s3 working on the Raspberry Pi, I decided I actually needed something a bit more automatic, so I wrote a python script to automatically get s3 bucket sizes and send out an email… Continue Reading →

Raspberry Pi controlled WS2801 RGB LEDs

WS2801 pixels can create really cool displays – for longer strips you can turn them into a matrix, or shorter ones can be used for lighting effects, visual notifications or anything you can dream up! Below is a short guide… Continue Reading →

Learning a (real) language with a (programming) language

I’m learning Mandarin at the moment, and whilst the grammar rules are fairly straightforward to understand on paper, actually getting that knowledge out of my brain and through my mouth without having to think for a good few seconds is… Continue Reading →

Miniature Colour Graphics TFT display (graph data python class!)

AndyPi’s latest product is a miniature colour graphic TFT display, 2.2″ wide with 320×240 pixels (we also have a small number of 1.8″ TFT’s at a bargain price) The sky is the limit as to what you could use this… Continue Reading →

Python Controlled LCD

You can output pretty much anything you want to AndyPi’s LCD. It is controlled using Python, making use of the wiringpi and RPi.GPIO libraries, but you can also use C. Step-by-step instructions below show you how to display your IP… Continue Reading →

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