Adding a shutdown button to your Raspberry Pi Flask App

If you’re running a Flask App on your Raspberry Pi in Kiosk mode you may find that you want to add a shutdown button to the ensemble so that you can switch the Pi off safely without having to SSH into it and manually issue the shutdown command. Based on Adding a Shutdown Button to […]

Graphical programming interfaces for Arduino

My limited experience of graphical programming interfaces in general is that they can be quite hit and miss, particularly if you’re looking for a combination of an easy to use interface and good code complication. That said having grown up with computers that were barely capable of graphical interfaces I have never really used them […]

“See” like a bat – bat goggles code

Here be code to make an Arduino, HC-SR04 Ultrasonic distance sensor and a piezo buzzer mimic sonar. I’ve used this to for bat goggles but you could equally hack it to control a wall avoiding robot. This was written for a series of workshops I’m delivering for MadLab. If you wish to make your own […]