Cover by Andrew K. Dennis

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

O'Reilly logo

Software for our thermometer

Now that we have the hardware for our thermometer, we will need to write some code that is capable of converting the values returned from the thermistor into a readable temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

First up, we are going to look at a new code editing application. This IDE allows you to develop code in the Raspberry Pi X Window System environment and compile the code via a Makefile. We will start by looking at the Geany IDE.

Geany IDE

Geany is a lightweight Linux integrated development environment. It can be installed onto Raspbian and then used for writing code in the Arduino/C++ programming language. An added benefit of using this IDE is that we can set up a custom Makefile with the commands we have been using ...

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