This DIY is for all the social media addicts. Well, at least now you’re putting your addiction to get something fruitful. Yes, literally. Raspberry Pi’s PyGame Social Network Monitor. So this little device, let’s you see your followers on different social media platforms, on one single screen. You don’t have to keep switching between Facebook and Twitter or Pinterest or Google+, anymore. It’s all there, on one screen.
This is how it will look, when it’s ready.
You can start with figuring out, how to make GUI or display on the PiTFT. If you’re a novice, then take Google’s help. The inventor has used PyGame, but you can also try Tkinter. You can get the code directly, in the source link too. You can get the comments and step by step instruction list, complete with pictures.
You can get the real time social network data, by checking out the ‘Grabbing Social Network Data’ from the source link. It is extremely comprehensible. You can get also display the data, time and temperature on the screen. Once you’re done with this gadget, you can also try fetching scores from various websites or other useful info.
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