The amazing versatile Arduino microprocessor board that can be used in many projects.
RPi Twitter Led
This program follows on from the standard Python Twitter experiments.
The original inspiration for this whole experiment came from a @Rob Bishop (OCR) Raspberry Pi Recipe Card. The objective of the program is to light an LED every time a tweet containing a particular word is sent to a certain person.
Python is a highly readable language that is easy to use and learn hence it is gaining popularity as an education language. However, this should not lead anyone to consider it a child’s language for it is not. It is very powerful, flexible and platform independent. It supports many styles of programming from scripting and web design to GUI/Game development.
The Zumo Robot shield comes with a buzzer that can be used to signify events or actions.
MySql – Feedback
Getting helpful feedback from MySQL when it errors is possible if you use the following:
mysql_query($sql) or die('Some useful message:' . mysql_error() );