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#!/usr/bin/env python
__author__ = "m.busche@gmail.com"
# This program lets your blink1 device blink whenever Pi-hole has filtered ads
# Have fun.
# blink1 commandline tool: https://github.com/todbot/blink1/blob/master/docs/blink1-tool.md
# Pi-hole https://github.com/pi-hole/pi-hole
# To start this as a service I would recommend using supervisord
import json
import urllib2
import time
import os
blink1 = '/home/pi/blink1/commandline/blink1-tool'
piholeapiurl = 'http://localhost/admin/api.php'
interval = 15
def getPiholeAds():
data = json.load(urllib2.urlopen(piholeapiurl))
ads = data[u'ads_blocked_today']
return ads
if __name__ == "__main__":
os.popen(blink1 + ' --green --blink 2')
oldvalue = int(getPiholeAds().replace(',',''))
# print('Ads till now: ' + str(oldvalue))
time.sleep(15)
while 1:
newvalue = int(getPiholeAds().replace(',',''))
# print('Old value: ' + str(oldvalue))
# print('New value: ' + str(newvalue))
if newvalue > oldvalue:
diff = str(newvalue - oldvalue)
oldvalue = newvalue
os.popen(blink1 + ' --red --blink ' + diff)
time.sleep(interval)
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wioxjk Feb 6, 2017

Is it possible to write this for a "PiGlow" also?
https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/piglow

wioxjk commented Feb 6, 2017

Is it possible to write this for a "PiGlow" also?
https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/piglow

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