Using the Raspberry Pi with usb RFID readers

In this post I wanna discusss the possibilities of the Raspberry PI and RFID, and implementing it in a cheap but effective way.

This tutorial assumed you have basic knowledge of the Raspberry Pi

Tools used:

Raspberry Pi 2 (could be any model, doesn’t have to RPI2)
Cheap USB RFID reader I bought of ebay (similiar listing)
Breadboard
1 x 370 Ohm Resistor
1 x 10K ohm Resistor
1 x tactile switch
some cables
host computer
micro sd with raspbian

Codes avaivable in this tutorial:

Perform action on RPI with RFID
Perform action on RPI with RFID with timed secondary task
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