As I said above this is my first project to use the raspberry pi GPIO with python. I know that this project might be considered over kill by some and I could have just used a ESP8266. This wasnt the point of the project, I just simply wanted to try developing on the raspberry pi. One of my bug bears with the raspberry pi is that dropbox dont make a client for the platform. I have found an alterative which is open source and free, syncthing is slightly different then dropbox because you host your own files. Lucky the software takes care of everything for you and the storage is practically unlimited.
I have incorporated my previous project the shutdown button into the project and added a reset button. The reset button shorts the run pin on your pi. The problem with the run pins is they are in different spots on the different pi’s, so I’m going to have a female header and connect the pins with jumper wires.
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