raspberry-pi

Subscribe to messages from an iRobot Create3 using ROS
Subscribe to messages from an iRobot Create3 using ROS

In my last post I showed how I connected a Raspberry Pi to an iRobot Crete3 robot. In this post I show how to subscribe to messages sent by the robot to the Pi using rclpy, the ROS Python library. One downside to ROS is that the documentation needs some love. It covers in great detail how to do …

Connect a Raspberry Pi to an iRobot Create 3
Connect a Raspberry Pi to an iRobot Create 3

iRobot, the makers of robotic vacuum cleaners also make educational robots designed for learning how to do robotics programming. I recently managed to get my hands on one of their new Create3 robots as part of the Microsoft Global Hackathon, one of the cool perks of working for Microsoft. These …

Python on a Raspberry Pi using VS Code
Python on a Raspberry Pi using VS Code

Want to use VS Code on a Raspberry Pi to code in Python?

Here’s how to do it.

Screen sharing a Raspberry Pi from a Mac
Screen sharing a Raspberry Pi from a Mac

I’ve been playing with a Raspberry Pi for a while, and I’m getting fed up with changing the input to my monitor and using a second keyboard/mouse (yeah, yeah, 1st World Problem I know). I decided to set up a remote screen share so I can share the screen. This means I can use the same …