Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay 1.10.0

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dotnet add package Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay --version 1.10.0
NuGet\Install-Package Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay -Version 1.10.0
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<PackageReference Include="Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay" Version="1.10.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay --version 1.10.0
#r "nuget: Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay, 1.10.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay&version=1.10.0

// Install Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay&version=1.10.0

Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay

Digital and I2C LCD character displays

The CharacterDisplay library is included in the Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay nuget package and is designed for the Wilderness Labs Meadow .NET IoT platform.

This driver is part of the Meadow.Foundation peripherals library, an open-source repository of drivers and libraries that streamline and simplify adding hardware to your C# .NET Meadow IoT applications.

For more information on developing for Meadow, visit developer.wildernesslabs.co.

To view all Wilderness Labs open-source projects, including samples, visit github.com/wildernesslabs.

Installation

You can install the library from within Visual studio using the the NuGet Package Manager or from the command line using the .NET CLI:

dotnet add package Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay

Usage

CharacterDisplay display;

public override Task Initialize()
{
    //InitGpio();
    //InitGpioWithPWM();
    //InitI2c();
    InitGrove();

    return base.Initialize();
}

void InitGpio()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("InitGpio...");

    display = new CharacterDisplay
    (
        pinRS: Device.Pins.D10,
        pinE: Device.Pins.D09,
        pinD4: Device.Pins.D08,
        pinD5: Device.Pins.D07,
        pinD6: Device.Pins.D06,
        pinD7: Device.Pins.D05,
        rows: 4, columns: 20
    );
}

void InitGpioWithPWM()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("InitGpioWithPWM...");

    display = new CharacterDisplay
    (
        pinV0: Device.Pins.D11,
        pinRS: Device.Pins.D10,
        pinE: Device.Pins.D09,
        pinD4: Device.Pins.D08,
        pinD5: Device.Pins.D07,
        pinD6: Device.Pins.D06,
        pinD7: Device.Pins.D05,
        rows: 4, columns: 20
    );
}

void InitI2c()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("InitI2c...");

    display = new CharacterDisplay
    (
        i2cBus: Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.Standard),
        address: (byte)I2cCharacterDisplay.Addresses.Default,
        rows: 4, columns: 20
    );
}

void InitGrove()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("InitGrove...");

    display = new CharacterDisplay
    (
        i2cBus: Device.CreateI2cBus(I2cBusSpeed.Standard),
        address: (byte)I2cCharacterDisplay.Addresses.Grove,
        rows: 2, columns: 16,
        isGroveDisplay: true
    );
}

void TestCharacterDisplay()
{
    Resolver.Log.Info("TestCharacterDisplay...");

    display.WriteLine("Hello", 0);

    display.WriteLine("Display", 1);

    Thread.Sleep(1000);
    display.WriteLine("Will delete in", 0);

    int count = 5;
    while (count > 0)
    {
        display.WriteLine($"{count--}", 1);
        Thread.Sleep(500);
    }

    display.ClearLines();
    Thread.Sleep(2000);

    display.WriteLine("Cursor test", 0);

    for (int i = 0; i < display.DisplayConfig.Width; i++)
    {
        display.SetCursorPosition((byte)i, 1);
        display.Write("*");
        Thread.Sleep(100);
        display.SetCursorPosition((byte)i, 1);
        display.Write(" ");
    }

    display.ClearLines();
    display.WriteLine("Complete!", 0);
}

public override Task Run()
{
    TestCharacterDisplay();

    Resolver.Log.Info("Test complete");

    return base.Run();
}

How to Contribute

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About Meadow

Meadow is a complete, IoT platform with defense-grade security that runs full .NET applications on embeddable microcontrollers and Linux single-board computers including Raspberry Pi and NVIDIA Jetson.

Build

Use the full .NET platform and tooling such as Visual Studio and plug-and-play hardware drivers to painlessly build IoT solutions.

Connect

Utilize native support for WiFi, Ethernet, and Cellular connectivity to send sensor data to the Cloud and remotely control your peripherals.

Deploy

Instantly deploy and manage your fleet in the cloud for OtA, health-monitoring, logs, command + control, and enterprise backend integrations.

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NuGet packages (3)

Showing the top 3 NuGet packages that depend on Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay:

Package Downloads
Meadow.Foundation.Grove.Displays.LCD

Grove I2C LCD display

Meadow.Foundation.Grove.Displays.OLEDDisplay112

Grove I2C OLED 1.12" display

Meadow.Foundation.Grove.Displays.OLEDDisplay1_12inch

Grove I2C OLED 1.12" display

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