Python module for the qwiic twist, which is part of the SparkFun Qwiic Twist
This python package is a port of the existing SparkFun Qwiic Twist Arduino Library
This package can be used in conjunction with the overall SparkFun qwiic Python Package
New to qwiic? Take a look at the entire SparkFun qwiic ecosystem.
This repository is hosted on PyPi as the sparkfun-qwiic-twist package. On systems that support PyPi installation via pip, this library is installed using the following commands
For all users (note: the user must have sudo privileges):
sudo pip install sparkfun-qwiic-twist
For the current user:
pip install sparkfun-qwiic-twist
To install, make sure the setuptools package is installed on the system.
Direct installation at the command line:
python setup.py install
To build a package for use with pip:
python setup.py sdist
A package file is built and placed in a subdirectory called dist. This package file can be installed using pip.
cd dist pip install sparkfun_qwiic_twist-<version>.tar.gz
See the examples directory for more detailed use examples.
import qwiic_twist import time import sys def runExample(): print("\nSparkFun qwiic Twist Example 1\n") myTwist = qwiic_twist.QwiicTwist() if myTwist.connected == False: print("The Qwiic twist device isn't connected to the system. Please check your connection", \ file=sys.stderr) return myTwist.begin() # Set the knob color to pink myTwist.set_color(100, 10, 50) while True: print("Count: %d, Pressed: %s" % (myTwist.count, \ "YES" if myTwist.pressed else "NO", \ )) time.sleep(.3) if __name__ == '__main__': try: runExample() except (KeyboardInterrupt, SystemExit) as exErr: print("\nEnding Example 1") sys.exit(0)