O'Reilly logo

Raspberry Pi Blueprints by Dan Nixon

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Deploying web applications

Next, we will deploy the web application that will allow us to control the arm and chassis remotely and view the video stream from the Pi camera. Since this web application is also built using the Flask framework, the process of deploying it will again be similar to that used in the previous chapters.

Before we start, be sure to copy the config_files and robot_arm_webapp directories from the project files to the /home/pi directory on the Pi:

  1. First, we will install the required packages and libraries, including the RPIO Python library used to control the GPIO pins from Python:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade
    sudo apt-get install python-pip git python-dev gunicorn supervisor nginx
    sudo pip install RPIO
    
  2. Next, download ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required