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As the December holiday season descends, some cultures celebrate with lights, where’s other folks have breaks from school and are looking for a fun project to work on. Whatever your reason – we have a fun project for you.


This project uses a Raspberry Pi with W2812 programmable LEDs (also known as NeoPixels), controlled by Azure IoT Central and Power Apps to give you phone controlled holiday lights.


Check out the blog post for all the details:


Control holiday lights with Python, Azure IoT and Power Apps on


This is part of a series of fun Python projects we are calling Python Fun Bites. You can find the whole series on our announcement post on

Brought to you by Dr. Ware, Microsoft Office 365 Silver Partner, Charleston SC.

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