Prototype Hardware and Coding Info

https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-arduino-ide-setup/arduino-1-dot-6-x-ide

https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-feather-m0-basic-proto/using-with-arduino-ide

IMPORTANT SETUP AND PROGRAMMING DOCUMENT (PDF)

IMPORTANT NOTE: use the AVRISP mkII for the programmer selection in the Arduino IDE

ALSO IMPORTANT: when connected to the computer with USB cable uncomment (take out //) the following code, when disconnected form the cable comment out (put in //)

The 1687 line may change positions as code is added or deleted from source in the normal process of code source change, just fine the line whatever its line number is...

 1687   //while (!Serial);  // required for Flora & Micro

 

Hardware Board

https://www.adafruit.com/products/2995

Cheaper 8x8 Matrix Display

http://www.ebay.com/itm/172233303074

 

 

 

PREREQUISITES:

 

1. Add all the necessary Adafruit and GFX libraries to your Arduino IDE 1.6x link

 

https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-neopixel-uberguide/neomatrix-library

 

2.   a) Install the right Board "Adafruit Feather Bluefruit MO" for the IDE link

 

https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-arduino-ide-setup/arduino-1-dot-6-x-ide

 

      b)  *********  THIS IS THE BOARD YOU WANT link $29.95

 

 

https://www.adafruit.com/products/2995

 

 

 

3.  IMPORTANT Note: useful information to avoid frying your neopixel display on page #30

 

https://cdn-learn.adafruit.com/downloads/pdf/adafruit-neopixel-uberguide.pdf

 

 

4.  *********  THIS 8x8 Neopixel DISPLAY IS THE ONE YOU WANT

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/172233303074

 

 

5. 8x8 Matrix animator, remove delay value to insert code into routine => DisplayAnimationMap(); in file poketpixelTXTuart.ino note BluefruitConfig.h is in another tab on the IDE.... CODE attached below... Ask for help if you get stuck.  Setup is not trivial.

 

https://github.com/g-mu/8x8-Animator