In my earlier post on Complete rotation support for the Adafruit PiTFT 2.8″ capacitive touchscreen display I described that support for the touchscreen has landed in the mainline kernel in form of the ft6236 driver. I also described that my test program would work correctly now.
In my previous post, I introduced the PiTFT 2.8″ capacitive touchscreen display and showed some test code. If you played around with that, you might have noticed that with the default /boot/config.txt setting of rotate=90 the display is a landscape mode.
“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities” (Oscar Wilde, “The Picture of Dorian Gray”) Like many others, I bought another Raspberry Pi 2 to play around with, together with an Adafruit 2.8″ PiTFT capacitive touchscreen (note that Adafruit has various variants of displays that differ only in details such as… Continue reading Getting started with the Raspberry Pi 2 and a Adafruit PiTFT 2.8″ capacitive touchscreen display