Experimenting with irc bots

  The November issue of Linux voice (soon to be integrated with Linux Magazine) had a tutorial on creating a simple IRC bot.  (ircbot1.py) I have been experimenting with this and have put the code on github various irc chat botshttps://github.com/zleap/irc_bots1 forks.0 open issues.Recent commits: add comments re webcam, paul Sutton Merge branch 'master' of…

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Projects update June 21 2016

I seem to have been busy with a few things over the last few days.  Firstly as my Arduino clock has failed (basically the time needs re-setting ).  I decided to therefore use the breadboard for something else.  I also need the LCD display for another project. I found instructions for a HC-SR04 triggered alarm…

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Adventures with Arduino Part 27

I have recently replaced my broken Arduino UNO R3 with a new one. I am now experimenting with a HC5883L 3 axis magnetic compass module. Details here With the official page here. (recommended) You will also need to download libraries.rar from http://www.ardumotive.com/digital-compass.html and extract it in to your libraries folder, then restart the Arduino IDE….

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Adventures with Arduino Part 24

Further to part 22 of this blog series.  I have now, through a lot of trial, error, hacking and experimentation with code got to the point where the LCD screen now displays wet or dry depending on the value of the analogue input. The code is below, it isn’t perfect but this works, so I…

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