New year countdown with UnicornHat #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi


Cute project found via raspberry pi blog by smstext. Read more about the project and watch a video of the countdown here.

Now Christmas is over, I’m missing my Unicorn Hat decoration. So how about a New Year countdown?

Using my Scrolling text library, I’ve knocked up some quick Python to display (in a random colour) the number of seconds remaining until 00:00:00 on Jan 1st 2015. Once that time is upon us it will display a suitable message.

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