By day I'm lucky enough to be paid to work upon open source code- creating MIT-licensed libraries for dozens of sensors as part of my role at Pimoroni. These are mostly written in Python and aimed at the Raspberry Pi platform.
In my spare time I created and maintain pinout.xyz, a one-stop source for Raspberry Pi pinout documentation both for the Pi itself and many add-on boards.
Somewhere in a precarious balance between work and spare time I contribute to the maintenance of open-source libraries including rpi_ws18x, py-spidev, luma and others.
Sponsorship helps me to dedicate more of my time to open-source hobby projects and software that doesn't directly relate to what I do at Pimoroni. It also helps me afford the hardware and furniture I need to build a home lab in which I can hide and churn out awesome things.
Raspberry Pi Pinout micro-site, provided for translation, fact checking and suggestions under CC3.0HTML 18
Userspace Raspberry Pi PWM library for WS281X LEDsC 1,659
Python-SIDChip represents the Commodore 64 SID chip in a clean, concise way. It's able to produce a list of registers for sending to real or emulated chips.C++ 13
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