Category: Python

Electronics Projects: VFD Informatron 2000

After looking at various very cool and vary old display technologies on eBay, I ran across a 4 line dot matrix VFD display. It was one of 4 left, so I decided to order it and build a project similar to this one that an IRC friend linked me to: I originally was going …

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Python: Parsing Online XML The Easy Way

On my Raspberry Pi VFD project, I needed a way to download the XML feed from to display the weather. After hours of searching Google and trying different things, I finally came across a way that actually works, using lxml and urllib2. I am still very new at Python, so I don’t completely understand …

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