Open Source LittlevGL GUI Library on Adafruit Touch LCDs #Adafruit @McuOnEclipse
Running graphical user interfaces (GUIs) on microcontroller boards is a tough thing to do. On the MCU on Eclipse blog, they post a project integrating a NXP LPC55S69-EVK and adding an Adafruit display with either a capacitive or resistive touch interface.
An example project with all the files is available on GitHub. The software is configured to use the capacitive or resistive touch display. I recommend using the capacitive touch version, as the touch is much more accurate and there is no need for manual calibration.
The Adafruit ILI9341 based touch displays are a great and easy way to extend a board like the NXP LPC55S69 with a state-of-the art open source GUI library. The project presented here supports both the capacitive and resistive touch displays from Adafruit.
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