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Using a Raspberry Pi to display standards on a production line part 1

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I work for one of the biggest bread manufacturers in the UK. A little while ago I was approached by our technical manager who had an idea about using a digital photo frame to display photo standards on our wrapping lines. I thought about her idea and suggested that there would be a better way to do it. I said that I would come back in a couple of days to show her what I had in mind.

My idea was to use a Raspberry Pi with a decent sized touch screen to display the images and provide an easy way to change image. I set about researching my idea and found that it would be possible to do using a bash script and FEH.

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Learning to code on codecademy

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Want to learn computer coding? Head over to codecademy.com where you can learn to code in languages just as python for free! It is a fantastic way of learning as they introduce coding concepts. Then you get to test your new skills in the IDE that’s embedded in the webpage. Your code is tested to see if it works or not and if it does you gain merit points. Each time you complete a module in the course you are awarded skill badges.

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G7WJW’s experiments in amateur radio and electronics

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G7WJW’s experiments in amateur radio and electronics. Various experiments in radio and reviews of software and equipment. Adventures in programming in Python and using development boards.