UPDATED GUIDE: Raspberry Pi E-mail Notifier Using LEDs #rpi #adafruit #CircuitPython @Adafruit
Now that CircuitPython libraries are available for all 26-pin and 40-pin Raspberry Pi Models (v1, v2, v3 and Zero) we have been updating our guides. The latest guide to be ported to CircuitPython is our ever so clever and useful solution to E-mail notifications.
The Raspberry Pi E-mail Notifier Using LEDs will teach you how to use the python imapclient library to check your inbox for unread messages. This guide makes use of Adafruit’s Pi Cobblers to directly drive a green LED when new mail arrives or to illuminate a red LED when no unread messages are in the MAILBOX.
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