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Information Display System using WeMOS and MAX7219

May 12th, 2017 No comments

This tutorial is all about making a WiFi based information display system using WeMOS

This tutorial is all about making a WiFi based information display system. This system is built around ESP8266 but not the standalone ESP8266 instead WeMOS is used and programmed using Arduino IDE. So In this video, we will check out how to make an information display system like that using Wemos and MAX7219 based dot matrix display modules. The display system fetches data from the local/online server and displays the received. In this system, u can display any data that you want and that’s up to you however over here I am using this to display my YouTube subscribers and twitter followers count.

 

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Fetch data from websites using XPATH and PHP

March 26th, 2017 No comments

xpath and PHPThis video is around XPATH and PHP. XPath is an element in the XSLT standard. I Over here our matter of interest is to use XPATH with PHP server scripting language to fetch some required information from websites, like youtube subscriber count, twitter followers etc. So if you are interested in making something like live facebook or twitter follower counters you can use it to do the job. You can upload the script to an online server or you can use it on your local server or you can even store the file to the raspberry pi server. And if you are new to server and PHP you can check out my earlier videos on Making a raspberry pi server or installing XAMPP on your PC for which I have provided the links down below in the description. After putting the script to the server you just need to call the page to fetch the required data. You can do so from any browser or even if any microcontrollers. In this video, I will show you how to retrieve twitter followers and youtube subscribers count from my channel.
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