Python Language Python Serial Communication (pyserial) Read from serial port


Initialize serial device

import serial
#Serial takes two parameters: serial device and baudrate
ser = serial.Serial('/dev/ttyUSB0', 9600)

to read single byte from serial device

data =

to read given number of bytes from the serial device

data =

to read one line from serial device.

data = ser.readline()

to read the data from serial device while something is being written over it.

#for python2.7
data =

#for python3