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Previously, I wrote a blog post about how I displayed the count of my unseen Facebook notifications on a 7-segment display7-segment display connected to the BeagleBone Black BeagleBone Black: BeagleBone Black displays Facebook notifications on Adafruit 7-segment.  I decided to do a similar task with the BeagleBone BlackBeagleBone Black & Adafruit 8x8 LED matrixAdafruit 8x8 LED matrix.  My most recent post that shows how it is interfaced with the BBB: Adafruit 8x8 LED matrix controlled by BeagleBone Black.

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Here's the Python script that grabs the unseen notification count from the Facebook API and then displays it on the 8x8 matrix8x8 matrix.  One notification is one pixel.

https://gist.github.com/pdp7/7679350


Cheers,

Drew Fustini

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