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Componet with me : Flora , Accelerometer / Compass and GPS question (all from adaftuit)
Requirement : I want to build a project lets call mt Sparkway Glove. Wave it it direction of target LED blink green else red, move towards destination led blink green move away led blink red. So my question is that can how can i calculate the distance between two GPS locations and does adafrtuit library has any function for it, also can i use compass to point towards an arbitrary direction and get comparison between actual destination direction and compass direction and get the difference ?