Cryptocurrency Exchange Rates E-paper Display


It is nice to have a Cryptocurrency exchange rates running on your desktop all you need of a hardware is your Raspberry pi , and a 2.7″ epaper display
here there a video to explain how to make it

and also you should watch this video , that is explaining how to run the waveshare demo code on the 2.7″(B) epaper display

Now after you attached the Display to the Raspberry pi and installed Raspbian
Steps :
1- Update Your Copy Of Raspbian
in the terminal type
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

after finishing the update/upgrade

2- Install Git
in the terminal also type
sudo apt-get install git-all

3- clone the python library โ€œcoinmarketcapโ€
this is the page for the library
https://github.com/barnumbirr/coinmarketcap

so now in the terminal
git clone https://github.com/barnumbirr/coinmarketcap.git

4- Install the library requirements

the first library is requests
and in the video i forgot to install it because it was installed by default on my machine

here is how to install it

git clone git://github.com/requests/requests.git
cd requests
sudo python setup.py install

cd ..

then you gonna need to clone this library and install it
https://github.com/reclosedev/requests-cache

git clone https://github.com/reclosedev/requests-cache.git
cd requests-cache
sudo python setup.py install

cd ..
cd coinmarketcap
sudo python setup.py install
cd ..

now you have installed the libraries required to run the code

you can now pull the code from github and run it on your Raspberry pi

5- Clone and Run the code

if you have the display with the 3 color version (RED BLACK WHITE)

git clone https://github.com/hamedtaha/Cryptocurrency-exchange-raspberrypi.git
cd python
python cryptocharts.py

if you have the display with the 2 color version (BLACK WHITE)

git clone https://github.com/hamedtaha/Cryptocurrency-exchange-raspberrypi-BW-version.git
python cryptochart.py

it should now be running on the display

My Mentos ๐Ÿ˜„ Smart Bulb Socket ๐Ÿ’ก

this is a very short video to show you my weekend project, the WiFi enabled smart socket that is made by ESP8266 Wemos D1 mini and controlled by Amazon Alexa

and this is the code I’ve used

https://github.com/ckuzma/nodemcu-as-arduino/blob/master/Sketches/Alexa/AlexaWemoSwitch/AlexaWemoSwitch.ino