Raspberry Pi: Displaying an RSS feed on an OLED display

The following Python code could be used to display the titles of an RSS feed on an OLED display, attached to a Raspberry Pi.

You need to install the Python “feedparser” package:

sudo apt-get install feedparser

Don’t forget to adjust the OLED wiring values in the “OLED initialization” part.

Then, call the script with two parameters:

./feed.py http://www.yourfeed.com/rss 10

where the first parameter is the URL to the RSS feed and the second one is the number of seconds after a new title will be displayed on the OLED.

And here is the whole script:

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Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/1358 of 20 July 2017 on the identification of ICT Technical Specifications for referencing in public procurement

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