Keypress Input

Michael Torrie torriem at
Thu Jul 16 23:29:48 CEST 2015

On 07/16/2015 01:10 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 7/16/2015 12:30 AM, Michael Torrie wrote:
>> On 07/15/2015 07:03 PM, Rick Johnson wrote:
>>> <too much to quote>
>> I think you've missed the whole point of the OP's project.  He doesn't
>> want to make a GUI.  He simply wants to have his program do something
>> like blink an LED when someone presses a big red button.  He just wanted
>> a quick way to test things out since his big red button can emulate a
>> USB keyboard.  So all he needed was a simple console app that can fetch
>> keystrokes.  In the end, though GPIO is very simple both electrically
>> and in terms of Python, so that is the ultimate route he will go.  If
>> you read his last post you'll find he says this.
> Rick pretty much acknowledged what you said in this paragraph.
> "You may have solved your input capturing problem, and i
> don't think a GUI is the preferred solution for a
> graphically deficient device anyhow, but you may well need a
> GUI in the future, and this would be a fine example from which
> to learn."
> It is a fine example.

Good to know.  With some posters it's hard to glean the good bits from
the ramblings.

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