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Reading data from serial in Python

Reading data from serial in Python is very simple, but this is only the start.. Install PySerial with pip install pyserial

# Import the library
import serial

# Try to connect to the port
    fabkit = serial.Serial('/dev/tty.usbmodem1421', 9600)
    print "Failed to connect"

# Read data and print it to terminal... until you stop the program
while 1:
    line = fabkit.readline()
    print line

# We should close the connection... but since there's a while 1 loop before, we never reach this