RPi-Band: DrumHAT and PianoHAT simultaneously on a single Raspberry Pi

RPi-Band - Piano HAT

Two of the greatest Raspberry Pi hardware attachments (HATs) are the Piano HAT and the Drum HAT, both available on Pimoroni.com. The software coming with the HATs is close to plug&play and works fine, but only for one HAT at a time. The software presented in this post, RPi-Band, allows using both the Piano HAT and the Drum HAT simultaneously on a single Raspberry Pi. Continue Reading


A Primer on Debugging and Developing with the IPython IDE and IPDB

IPython IDE

The IPython IDE is an interactive development and debugging tool and a great help in Python software development. It’s also the core of the wonderful Jupyter IDE. Debugging short pieces of code can be done by printing variables, calling functions with edge parameters and so on. If the code grows, a more efficient approach is necessary. Continue Reading