Python library for accessing Adafruit character LCDs from a Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone Black.
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Adafruit_Python_CharLCD

Python library for accessing Adafruit character LCDs from a Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone Black.

Designed specifically to work with the Adafruit character LCDs ----> https://learn.adafruit.com/character-lcds/overview

For all platforms (Raspberry Pi and Beaglebone Black) make sure you have the following dependencies:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install build-essential python-dev python-smbus python-pip

For a Raspberry Pi make sure you have the RPi.GPIO library by executing:

sudo pip install RPi.GPIO

For a BeagleBone Black make sure you have the Adafruit_BBIO library by executing:

sudo pip install Adafruit_BBIO

Install the library by downloading with the download link on the right, unzipping the archive, navigating inside the library's directory and executing:

sudo python setup.py install

See example of usage in the examples folder.

Adafruit invests time and resources providing this open source code, please support Adafruit and open-source hardware by purchasing products from Adafruit!

Written by Tony DiCola for Adafruit Industries.

MIT license, all text above must be included in any redistribution