Tuesday, March 29, 2016

HiPi Modules 0.45 Released

- Added interface for SPI MCP23S17 GPIO extender
- added convenience methods for MCP23017/MCP23S17
- Fixed bug in MCP23017 write_register_bits
- Build HiPI::Wiring against standard Rasbpian package
- Updated docs for device tree usage

To upgrade an existing installation

hipi-upgrade

For a first time install installation instructions are here.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

HiPi Perl Modues 0.44 Released

This release of the HiPi Perl modules provides essential fixes for the SPI interface and the build system.

The installer and modules  have been tested on an RPi 3, RPi 2 and RPi Zero running the latest Raspbian Jessie release. They have also been tested on a Model B+, Model B and Model A running the Rasbian Wheezy releases.

Monday, March 7, 2016

HiPi Perl Modules 0.35 Released


              - bcm2835 library updated to version 1.50
              - Support for 40 pin GPO Pis
              - Support for RPI 2, RPI 3 and RPI Zero
              - Support Raspbian - Jessie
              - Fixes for Perl > 5.14
              - changed location of downloads to raspberrypi.znix.com
              - Wx version updated to 0.9928
              - Wx::Demo version updated to 0.22
              - Wx::PdfDocument version updated to 0.20
              - Alien::wxWidgets version updated to 0.67

To upgrade an existing installation

hipi-upgrade

For a first time install installation instructions are here.