Driving a 7219 LED matrix from a Raspberry Pi

Flushed with my success in getting data displayed on my cheap LED matrix using a Bus Pirate, I decided that the next step was to see if I could get it working with a Raspberry Pi. Looking around for useful resources to get me started I found: Understanding SPI on the Raspberry Pi from Gordon’s …

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Delimiter-free languages – bus pirate and txtzyme

A few weeks ago I was experimenting with the clever little “bus pirate” board and its odd control language. A little later I was reading an article about some of the fun things Ward Cunningham has been getting up to with electronics, and I came across “txtzyme.” Thinking further on the similarities between the two …

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Another big step for ELIUS

One of the odd things about working with bare-metal and operating system level software is how tiny things can seem like huge steps when you know what is going on behind the scenes. In this case the “one small step” is the traditional “hello world”, something that ELIUS has not really been able to up …

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