ADAFRUIT WEEKLY EDITORIAL ROUND-UP
We’ve got so much happening here at Adafruit that it’s not always easy to keep up! Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Each week we’ll be posting a handy round-up of what we’ve been up to, ranging from learn guides to blog articles, videos, and more.
Inspirational Quote E-Ink Display
The Adafruit Quote Server is a great way to get a new Maker/Hacker-inspirational quote – or just test your IoT device to see how it works reading and parsing JSON data. This example for the MagTag displays a quote on the E-Paper display in a nice font and with word-wrapping for an easy read – video.
UPDATED GUIDE: Preparing Graphics for E-Ink Displays
The following Adafruit Learning System guide has been updated:
Preparing Graphics for E-Ink Displays
The updated guide adds:
- Conversion palette and output examples for 4-level grayscale displays
- Explains BMP compatibility differences among libraries (Arduino and CircuitPython)
- Explains more efficient BMP settings for CircuitPython use
Browse all that’s new in the Adafruit Learning System here!
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