Project 1 – Building a talking clock with a Bash script
This project will expose you to the Bash shell scripting language. You will build a talking clock that tells the time every minute using an executable and an Internet-based web service. Once the clock is up and running, you will use an automation tool called Cron to schedule and run tasks at a particular time or at regular intervals.
The talking clock will have the following features and functions:
- Automatically start every minute and run in the background without any visible interface to the desktop user
- Read the system time to get the local time on your Pi
- Produce a correctly formatted time string to announce the time, for example, you might say "The time is now nine fifteen AM"
- Convert the ...