Questions tagged [software-development]

Software development refers to the process of developing software on the Raspberry Pi. It can also refer to development software on another system for the Raspberry Pi.

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USB-HID API on RPi Zero? Pro-Controller-Emulation on the RPi

So currently I wanted to connect the RPi to my Nintendo Switch to have it play a specific series of inputs. After some research I found out others have already achieved that, but on Teensy & co ...
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Is there a TUI that functions more like a GUI?

I'm looking for something like a dialog/ncurses menu but as a full interface. There are plenty of of programs I have found that do a task like say: find a file and delete it, connect to an AP, monitor ...
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Using Raspberry Pi to flash its own SD card

I'm developing a Buildroot OS for the Raspberry Pi, and my workflow requires very frequent re-flashing of the SD card to test new iterations. The process of removing the SD card from the Pi, flashing ...
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How to develop with a Pi Zero W and a Windows 10 laptop (in a car)?

I have a commute of several hours every day, as a passenger, so figured that I might as well make use of the time and learn C/C++ development on the Pi. I comfortable & confident happy with C/++ ...
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Effective way of developing on a PC and deploying the program onto a headless Raspberry Pi

The way I mostly go about developing for a Raspberry Pi is by writing the code on my main machine in an sshfs directory that corresponds to /home/user on the Pi and then testing it by sshing into the ...
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Music Sequence, which hardware and software is best? [closed]

This question is supposed to be subjective.. well I need to ask this one way or the other... soooo: As a project I wanted to create my own music sequencer (like a drum machine or synthesiser) from ...
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Help with choosing a GUI library for RPI developpement

I am currently coding an app for Raspberry Pi, the app is very GUI dependent. During my research i saw online that tktinker is good for small/simple apps. I got really excited for PyQt but found out ...
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Getting a Pi to turn a light on and off at an outside site - no internet or similar

I need to switch an outside light on during the hours of darkness for a horse that has trouble seeing. In a field in the middle of nowhere. So, currently I have the Raspberry Pi, I have put it ...
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Is there an IDE that fully supports “remote development” and “remote host execution” on Raspberry Pi?

I've been developing Python code for my RPi from my Mac. It's simple: I've installed XQuartz on the Mac, idle3 on the RPi, ssh -Y ... to the RPi from the XQuartz terminal, then idle3 & to access ...
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How can I automatically deploy my code changes to my Raspberry Pi? [closed]

What is a good Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment solution with Raspberry Pi? EDIT The developer experience with writing programs directly on the PI is suboptimal and potentially lossy,...
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How can I remove all data from my Raspberry Pi 3? [closed]

Recently I tried downloading a full Bitcoin node, but I keep receiving an error before I can run the command bitcoind. What command should I use to start the entire Pi over from scratch?
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I just wondering if the peripherals like DMA, PWM and such, are all accessible from user-space

I managed to access GPIO registers according to the datasheet by mmaping the peripherals-base-address provided from "/proc/device-tree/soc/ranges"and made my own user-space library and just wondering ...
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How to install MonoDevelop or other IDE for Mono 5.2.0 on Raspberry Pi 3?

I have used this accepted answer to install Mono 5.2.0 to the Raspberry Pi 3. But I don't know how to install monodevelop or other ide to the Rpi3, because sudo apt-get install monodevelop doesn't ...
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Agent development environement

I am trying to develop a multi agent system using Raspberry Pi to work as an intelligent management system. Agents will use to get sensor data, time available and priorities and then decision making ...
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Using raspberry pi as function generator

I'm trying to figure out a way to use the raspberry pi to generate AC waveforms of any arbitrary shape. Ideally, using a programable IC where the wave forms are dictated entirely by the higher level ...
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poster/inforgaphic explaining what a rasberry pi is

I am looking for a downloadable poster that can be printed on A4 that explains, in an exciting and engaging way, what a Raspberry Pi is and what its potential is. It is for a place where computers in ...
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Communication between C and C# program on RPI3

I have a question i wondered by myself if it is possible to communicate between a C# and C programm. I want to use the C# program for the user interface and then send commands to the C program that ...
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Why does i2c not work on my raspberry pi 3 model B?

I have the raspberry pi 3 model B and would like to communicate over i2c. I have heard that the bcm2835 and bcm2837 chip ar almost identical, so I should be able to use the bcm2835 library to ...
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Powering External Devices

I am wanting to use a Raspberry Pi 3 to communicate with two Texas Instruments CC2538s (over serial USB), I am wondering if the RP will be able to provide enough power over its USB ports to power ...
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Create Website on RPi using Windows IDE

I'm really new to using an RPi as a web server. I want to develop a couple simple web sites, probably using Javascript for now, maybe Python. I've set up Apache, Python, and MySQL on the RPi3, running ...
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Protecting the on-board flash memory content on Raspberry Pi 3 SOM

I'm using the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) in my latest hardware product for networking and user interface function, as it has small form factor and solid availability (until 2023 according to ...
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Recording landline phone calls

My cell phone is recording all phone calls (using Automatical Call Recorder on Android) and this has helped me a lot of times (both because I didn't hear something very clearly or as evidence for ...
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How and in what language can you create this very little script so it works for Raspberry Pi 3?

I have bought a Raspberry Pi 3 but I cannot run .exe on it (i got a self made script on Windows but it doesn't work for Raspberry). What I want is open browser, press f5 button, loop Can you please ...
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Is it legal to use Raspberry Pi to develop a product and sell it?

I have a project in mind that uses Raspberry Pi to develop a software. The final product will be modification of the Raspberry Pi circuit (get rid of any components that the project doesn't use) and ...
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Mobile Development On A Pi

I've been using a raspberry pi for two years for coding ( mostly in c++, using SDL2 ). Now feeling I have a sufficient grasp of this library, I would like to try out it's mobile utilities to get stuff ...
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changing values on a GPIO input pin via software/script

I have had a look around and no one mentions anything about this. Is it possible to change the value of a GPIO set up as input pin via "software" terminal or something like that? The reason is I ...
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Reliablity for devices produced with a raspberry Pi

I have succesfully developed a computer vision solution on my raspberry pi. Now this solution would help a lot in the transportation area of my country and I want to start selling it. I don´t know ...
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Use a program on a Raspberry Pi without an OS [duplicate]

I'm a software developer and all the programs that I have developed were to run on an operating system. Now, I'm going to start developing software for Raspberry Pi and I'm wondering if I can create a ...
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Sonar & Rotary Encoder processes running at the same time, in the background (multithreading? subprocesses? asynchronous?)

So, I'm making what's turning out to be a pretty difficult project for me to code. In short, I'm making a speaker that will play audio when you get near it (thanks to a sonar), with a knob interface (...
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Visual Studio Code & .Net Core ARM support

I am new to the Raspberry Pi platform and I have been collecting resources and trying to determine what the little computer is (not) suited for. I understand that Python is the go-to programming ...
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How to know the input voltage on Raspbian?

I have a unattended raspberry with a power supply for many device. Raspberry has lately restarts and I think that may be caused by a under voltage. Is it possible to check the input voltage for ...
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Access network Samba share from Pi client

I've been using my PC to access the files on RPi, using Samba Server on RPi. But, Is there any way I could open Samba Connections on Pi? Like browsing Windows PC Samba Files on RPi?
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Nebeans + Tomcat dying constantly

I'm using Netbeans 8.0.2 with Tomcat 8.0.15 on Raspbian and run some JSP-Projects on it. The performance of Netbeans is not that great but mostly it does well... until everything crashes. I ...
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Robot running off Raspberry Pi A+

I am participating in a competition where I need to make a motorized vehicle that goes a distance you learn immediately before competing. What I have in mind is to mount a Rasp Pi A+ and a motor to a ...
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How the data transmission of the non-ir-filter-cam works

How does the transmission of the raspi non-ir-filter-cam work? Can I get a forth value "ir" in a pixel (r,g,b,ir)? Or is an ir pixel just white? In the end I want to have a python script that has a ...
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Control pump via raspberry pi

I have a pump that is powered when plugged into the mains. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B running Raspbian Jessie. How can I switch this pump on/off via software running on the raspberry pi? (...
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SDL2 performance

Is it possible to use SDL2 with 2D hardware accelerated rendering on Raspberry Pi? If 2D hardware accelerated rendering is possible on the device, how do you check to see that your application is ...
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Development on Raspberry Pi

I'm relatively new to the Pi from a webdev and basic Python background. What I'm finding ridiculously annoying is trying to debug and run code efficiently on the Pi. I like to develop on Sublime2 or ...
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Python Subprocess Error

I am trying to call this command: avconv -i '/opt/music/Smooth Criminal.mp3' -ac 1 -ar 22050 -b 352k -f wav - | /opt/pifm/bin/pifm - 98.3 with my own paths. In the terminal it works like a charm but ...
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Testing Raspberry Pi scripts on a PC

I'm writing a Raspberry Pi program, to run stuff, take inputs from sensors, save in database and synchronise to a server. Is there a way to test it on the PC before deploying it to the Raspberry Pi? ...
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Using I2C in C++ on Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi model B with Raspbian and a Busware SD0 cape. The SD0 has an RTC that can be read via the I2C bus. I want set the time and date of the Raspberry Pi because it is not always ...
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Strongly typed language for the Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I would like to know if there is a matrix somewhere that list the languages that could be used on a Raspberry Pi. I've a broad experience in C# and a not to bad knowledge of Java. For my first weeks ...
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Develop a Raspberry python script from a windows

I want to develop a Raspberry python script from the windows side, for several reasons: I want to keep all the code (more) secure on my computer, in case I fry the RPi/try another project/reinstall ...
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Raspberry Pi Raspbian OS Simulator for Windows [duplicate]

I have not yet gotten my raspberry pi but would like to familiarize myself with the Linux environment and Raspian Operating System. Is there such a thing as a software simulator that can simulate the ...
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Fire event on HDMI connection

I want to run a script when an HDMI cable is connected, how would I do this? I found a couple links about how to do it generally in Ubuntu but nothing was working. https://askubuntu.com/questions/...
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Developing for the Raspberry Pi

How do you develop for the Raspberry Pi. I'd rather use my own laptop but this speed comparison leads me to believe most developers get one or twe RPi and just develop directly on the device: How does ...
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Building a Raspberry Pi network monitor. My code is not working

Long story short. I moved, put my home server is a closet and started worrying about temp and humidity, saw a guide online to make a network temperature and humidity monitor from a Raspberry Pi and an ...
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How to set up visual studio to write programs for the Raspberry PI in c/c++?

I just got my hands on a raspberry PI B+ and want to write programs for it. Writing these programs on the PI itself is not an option since this is very slow. I have the OS raspbian installed on my pi ...
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The pi as a mobile, off-grid outdoor device

How can current Raspberry Pi power and display technology be used to create a practical, outdoor computer for light weight text editing or programming off-the-grid and in strong ambient light ...
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Raspberry Pi as an ASIC

Recently, I've been wanting to buy a new audio player for my car, but uni has left me pretty broke. That's when I had an idea - why not make one using a Raspberry Pi? I've got plenty of programming ...