Tyler Lugger
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Twitter-Powered #Christmas Lights

I connected my Christmas decoration to Twitter by polling tweets that contain #Christmas and flickering an LED based on a tweet count.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
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47 Ohm Resistor
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68 Ohm Resistor
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SparkFun 10mm Green LED
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SparkFun 10mm Red LED
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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Software apps and online services

nio Platform
niolabs nio Platform
nio System Designer
niolabs nio System Designer
Pubkeeper
niolabs Pubkeeper
Twitter
Twitter

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Schematics

Wiring Schematic

Attach components as shown

Code

Christmas Edge Repository

Clone this repo using the nio CLI tool

Dashboard UI

Copy config.js.example to config.js and populate with your credentials to view tweets for yourself!

Credits

Tyler Lugger

Tyler Lugger

4 projects • 8 followers
Engineer that loves when software does stuff for me.

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