Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay 1.8.0.8-beta

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dotnet add package Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay --version 1.8.0.8-beta
NuGet\Install-Package Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay -Version 1.8.0.8-beta
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay" Version="1.8.0.8-beta" />
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 1.8.0.8-beta
#r "nuget: Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay, 1.8.0.8-beta"
#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=1.8.0.8-beta&prerelease

// Install Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay&version=1.8.0.8-beta&prerelease

Meadow.Foundation.Displays.Lcd.CharacterDisplay

Digital and I2C LCD character displays

The CharacterDisplay library is designed for the Wilderness Labs Meadow .NET IoT platform and is part of Meadow.Foundation.

The Meadow.Foundation peripherals library is an open-source repository of drivers and libraries that streamline and simplify adding hardware to your C# .NET Meadow IoT application.

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.

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();
}

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NuGet packages (3)

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

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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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