A Node application to count down the days to events on a USB serial LCD display.
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USB Serial Countdown

A Node application to count down the days to events on a USB serial LCD display.

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USB + Serial Backpack Kit with 16x2 RGB backlight positive LCD - Black on RGB

Run npm link in the root directory to symlink the binary file to the system path, making it accessible from anywhere by running usb-countdown

Run npm run start to start the app in the background

Command line options:

  • List - List events
  • Add - Add an event ("Event title" 12/18/2018)
  • Remove - Remove an event (Specify index of event from List command)
  • Start - Start displaying event countdown
  • Stop - Stop displaying event countdown
  • Clear - Clear the list of events
  • Speed - Number of seconds to show each event (1-5)
  • Color - Display background color (White, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple)
  • Port - Serial port for display
  • Baud - Serial port baud rate