Getting Started with Raspberry Pi Zero

Author: Richard Grimmett

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786467038

Category: Computers

Page: 228

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Get started with the smallest, cheapest, and highest-utility Pi ever—Raspberry Pi Zero About This Book Get started with Raspberry Pi Zero and put all of its exciting features to use Create fun games and programs with little or no programming experience Learn to use this super-tiny PC to control hardware and software for work, play, and everything else Who This Book Is For This book is for hobbyists and programmers who are taking their first steps toward using Raspberry Pi Zero. No programming experience is required, although some Python programming experience might be useful. What You Will Learn Understand how to initially download the operating system and set up Raspberry Pi Zero Find out how to control the GPIO pins of Raspberry Pi Zero to control LED circuits Get to grips with adding hardware to the GPIO to control more complex hardware such as motors Add USB control hardware to control a complex robot with 12 servos Include speech recognition so that projects can receive commands Enable the robot to communicate with the world around it by adding speech output Control the robot from a distance and see what the robot is seeing by adding wireless communication Discover how to build a Robotic hand and a Quadcopter In Detail Raspberry Pi Zero is half the size of Raspberry Pi A, only with twice the utility. At just three centimeters wide, it packs in every utility required for full-fledged computing tasks. This practical tutorial will help you quickly get up and running with Raspberry Pi Zero to control hardware and software and write simple programs and games. You will learn to build creative programs and exciting games with little or no programming experience. We cover all the features of Raspberry Pi Zero as you discover how to configure software and hardware, and control external devices. You will find out how to navigate your way in Raspbian, write simple Python scripts, and create simple DIY programs. Style and approach This is a practical and fun ?getting started? tutorial that will guide you through everything new that the Raspberry Pi has to offer.
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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi Zero W

Author: Agus Kurniawan

Publisher: PE Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Raspberry Pi Zero W (Wireless) is the second generation of Raspberry Pi Zero with additional WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities. This book helps you to get started with Raspberry Pi Zero W. The following is highlight topics in this book: * Introduction to Raspberry Pi Zero W * Operating System * Powering Up and Running * Connecting to a Network * Deploying LAMP Stack * Raspberry Pi Programming * Accessing GPIO * Raspberry Pi Zero W Serial Debugging * Working with Bluetooth and iBeacon
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Getting Started With Raspberry Pi

An Introduction to the Fastest-Selling Computer in the World

Author: Shawn Wallace,Matt Richardson

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680452428

Category: Computers

Page: 206

View: 1343

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects, and for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word processing, browsing the internet, and playing games. It also plays high-definition video. This book takes you step-by-step through many fun and educational possibilities. Take advantage of several preloaded programming languages. Use the Raspberry Pi with Arduino. Create Internet-connected projects. Play with multimedia. With Raspberry Pi, you can do all of this and more.
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Jumpstarting the Raspberry Pi Zero W

Author: Akkana Peck

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680453912

Category: Computers

Page: 50

View: 6048

Get up and running quickly with the new Jumpstarting ebook series from Make:. The super-small $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W includes wireless LAN and Bluetooth connectivity and is 40% faster than the original Raspberry Pi.
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Raspberry Pi Cookbook

Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions

Author: Simon Monk

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491939079

Category: Computers

Page: 510

View: 1946

"The world of Raspberry Pi is evolving quickly, with many new interface boards and software libraries becoming available all the time. In this cookbook, prolific hacker and author Simon Monk provides more than 200 practical recipes for running this tiny low-cost computer with Linux, programming it with Python, and hooking up sensors, motors and other hardware--including Arduino. You'll also learn basic principles to help you use new technologies with Raspberry Pi as its ecosystem develops. Python and other code examples from the book are available on GitHub. This cookbook is ideal for programmers and hobbyists familiar with the Pi through resources such as Getting Started with Raspberry Pi (O'Reilly)."--
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Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python

Author: Simon Monk

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071807845

Category: Computers

Page: 192

View: 1465

Program your own Raspberry Pi projects Create innovative programs and fun games on your tiny yet powerful Raspberry Pi. In this book, electronics guru Simon Monk explains the basics of Raspberry Pi application development, while providing hands-on examples and ready-to-use scripts. See how to set up hardware and software, write and debug applications, create user-friendly interfaces, and control external electronics. Do-it-yourself projects include a hangman game, an LED clock, and a software-controlled roving robot. Boot up and configure your Raspberry Pi Navigate files, folders, and menus Create Python programs using the IDLE editor Work with strings, lists, and functions Use and write your own libraries, modules, and classes Add Web features to your programs Develop interactive games with Pygame Interface with devices through the GPIO port Build a Raspberry Pi Robot and LED Clock Build professional-quality GUIs using Tkinter
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Raspberry Pi Zero Cookbook

Author: Edward Snajder

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786466473

Category: Computers

Page: 422

View: 6853

Over 80 practical and interesting recipes that explore the plethora of functionalities and opportunities available with Raspberry Pi Zero About This Book Deep dive into the components of the small yet powerful Raspberry Pi Zero Get into grips with integrating various hardware, programming, and networking concepts with the so-called “cheapest computer” Explore the functionalities of this $5 chip through practical recipes Who This Book Is For This book is for programmers and hobbyists who are eager to dive deep into the Raspberry Pi Zero. If you have basic or zero knowledge of the Raspberry Pi Zero, or if you looking for examples of ways to utilize the Raspberry Pi's GPIO interface, then this book is ideal for you. Basic knowledge of Python will be beneficial, and experience with circuitry and electronics will be needed for the later chapters in the book. What You Will Learn Set up your Raspberry Pi Zero with the operating system, networking, and different interfaces Get a hands-on introduction to Linux, Python, and shell scripts with the Raspberry Pi Zero Become a master at driving GPIOs and controlling relays, motors, transistors, buzzers, audio, read switches, and interrupts with the Raspberry Pi Zero Control GPIOs using the web interface and Node.js Connect displays, LED matrixes, analog sensors, and digital sensors Hack the Ethernet on the Raspberry Pi Zero Make your Raspberry Pi Zero an IoT-based sensor node and remotely monitor your data In Detail The Raspberry Pi Zero, one of the most inexpensive, fully-functional computers available, is a powerful and revolutionary product developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Raspberry Pi Zero opens up a new world for the makers out there. This book will give you expertise with the Raspberry Pi Zero, providing all the necessary recipes that will get you up and running. In this book, you will learn how to prepare your own circuits rather than buying the expensive add–ons available in the market. We start by showing you how to set up and manage the Pi Zero and then move on to configuring the hardware, running it with Linux, and programming it with Python scripts. Later, we integrate the Raspberry Pi Zero with sensors, motors, and other hardware. You will also get hands-on with interesting projects in media centers, IoT, and more. Style and approach This recipe-based book will ensure you gain an intermediate-level knowledge of the Raspberry Pi Zero. This book contains comprehensive illustrations with specific schematics for each circuit diagram.
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Python Programming with Raspberry Pi

Author: Sai Yamanoor,Srihari Yamanoor

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786469154

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 5322

Become a master of Python programming using the small yet powerful Raspberry Pi Zero About This Book This is the first book on the market that teaches Python programming with Raspberry Pi Zero Develop exciting applications such as a mobile robot and home automation controller using Python This step-by-step guide helps you make the most out of Raspberry Pi Zero using Python programming Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at hobbyists and programmers who want to learn Python programming and develop applications using the Pi Zero. They should have basic familiarity with electronics. What You Will Learn Configure Raspberry Pi using Python Control loops to blink an LED using simple arithmetic operations Understand how interface sensors, actuators, and LED displays work Get to grips with every aspect of Python programming using practical examples Explore machine vision, data visualization, and scientific computations Build a mobile robot using the Raspberry Pi as the controller Build a voice-activated home automation controller In Detail Raspberry Pi Zero is a super-small and super-affordable product from Raspberry Pi that is packed with a plethora of features and has grabbed the notice of programmers, especially those who use Python. This step-by-step guide will get you developing practical applications in Python using a Raspberry Pi Zero. It will become a valuable resource as you learn the essential details of interfacing sensors and actuators to a Raspberry Pi, as well as acquiring and displaying data. You will get started by writing a Python program that blinks an LED at 1-second intervals. Then you will learn to write simple logic to execute tasks based upon sensor data (for example, to control a motor) and retrieve data from the web (such as to check e-mails to provide a visual alert). Finally, you will learn to build a home automation system with Python where different appliances are controlled using the Raspberry Pi. The examples discussed in each chapter of this book culminate in a project that help improve the quality of people's lives. Style and approach This will be a learning, step-by-step guide to teach Python programming using the famous Raspberry Pi Zero. The book is packed with practical examples at every step along with tips and tricks for the Raspberry Pi fans
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Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Author: Sean McManus,Mike Cook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119412021

Category: Computers

Page: 504

View: 7601

Get your slice of Raspberry Pi With the invention of the unique credit card-sized single-board computer comes a new wave of hardware geeks, hackers, and hobbyists who are excited about the possibilities with the Raspberry Pi—and this is the perfect guide to get you started. With this down-to-earth book, you'll quickly discover why the Raspberry Pi is in high demand! There's a reason the Raspberry Pi sold a million units in its first year, and you're about to find out why! In Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 3rd Edition veteran tech authors Sean McManus and Mike Cook make it easier than ever to get you up and running on your Raspberry Pi, from setting it up, downloading the operating system, and using the desktop environment to editing photos, playing music and videos, and programming with Scratch—and everything in between. Covers connecting the Pi to other devices such as a keyboard, mouse, monitor, and more Teaches you basic Linux System Admin Explores creating simple hardware projects Shows you how to create web pages Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 3rd Edition makes computing as easy as pie!
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Wireless Projects

Author: Vasilis Tzivaras

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788296907

Category: Computers

Page: 240

View: 3146

Build DIY wireless projects using the Raspberry Pi Zero W board About This Book Explore the functionalities of the Raspberry Pi Zero W with exciting projects Master the wireless features (and extend the use cases) of this $10 chip A project-based guide that will teach you to build simple yet exciting projects using the Raspberry Pi Zero W board Who This Book Is For If you are a hobbyist or an enthusiast and want to get your hands on the latest Raspberry Pi Zero W to build exciting wireless projects, then this book is for you. Some prior programming knowledge, with some experience in electronics, would be useful. What You Will Learn Set up a router and connect Raspberry Pi Zero W to the internet Create a two-wheel mobile robot and control it from your Android device Build an automated home bot assistant device Host your personal website with the help of Raspberry Pi Zero W Connect Raspberry Pi Zero to speakers to play your favorite music Set up a web camera connected to the Raspberry Pi Zero W and add another security layer to your home automation In Detail The Raspberry Pi has always been the go–to, lightweight ARM-based computer. The recent launch of the Pi Zero W has not disappointed its audience with its $10 release. "W" here stands for Wireless, denoting that the Raspberry Pi is solely focused on the recent trends for wireless tools and the relevant use cases. This is where our book—Raspberry Pi Zero W Wireless Projects—comes into its own. Each chapter will help you design and build a few DIY projects using the Raspberry Pi Zero W board. First, you will learn how to create a wireless decentralized chat service (client-client) using the Raspberry Pi's features?. Then you will make a simple two-wheel mobile robot and control it via your Android device over your local Wi-Fi network. Further, you will use the board to design a home bot that can be connected to plenty of devices in your home. The next two projects build a simple web streaming security layer using a web camera and portable speakers that will adjust the playlist according to your mood. You will also build a home server to host files and websites using the board. Towards the end, you will create free Alexa voice recognition software and an FPV Pi Camera, which can be used to monitor a system, watch a movie, spy on something, remotely control a drone, and more. By the end of this book, you will have developed the skills required to build exciting and complex projects with Raspberry Pi Zero W. Style and approach A step-by-step guide that will help you design and create simple yet exciting projects using the Raspberry Pi Zero W board.
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Wearable-Tech Projects with the Raspberry Pi Zero

Author: Jon Witts

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786468468

Category: Computers

Page: 184

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Leverage the cheapest and smallest computer to build exciting wearable-tech projects. About This Book A practical and imaginative guide that exposes you to amazing wearable-tech projects Create our own heart-rate monitor device and cool projects such as a Tweet-activated LED T-shirt A practical guide packed with real-world, useful wearable-tech projects Who This Book Is For Everyone. While some prior knowledge of Python programming and use of the terminal on the Raspberry Pi would be advantageous, they are by no means necessary. Each chapter clearly sets the steps to be taken on your wearable-tech adventure. The first chapter assumes no prior knowledge to get your Pi Zero and you, up and running. The complexity of the electronic devices used, progress incrementally as you work through the chapters; there are clear steps to follow and pictures to help you at every turn along the way. What You Will Learn Make use of your Raspberry Pi Zero to create wearable-tech projects Interface with electronic devices and use Python to control them; incorporate these into real-world, practical, wearable-tech projects Add LED devices to clothing and connect them to your Pi Zero Change how LEDs react based upon your movement or messages sent through Twitter Create a pedometer and heart rate monitor Create your own GPS tracker In Detail With Wearable-Tech Projects with the Raspberry Pi Zero, you will begin with learning how to install the required software for your upcoming projects. You will also learn how to control electronic devices with the GPIOZero Python library. Next, you will be creating some stylish wearable-tech projects such as a motion-reactive LED cap and a Tweet-activated LED T-shirt. Toward the end of the book, you will be creating some useful health and fitness wearable-tech projects; these will help you monitor your heart rate, track your movements with GPS, and count your footsteps with your own pedometer. By the end of the book, you will have created a range of wearable-tech projects and learned enough about your Raspberry Pi Zero that you should be able to adapt these projects further or come up with your own creations! Style and approach This book showcases interesting and cool projects that use the Raspberry Pi Zero in wearable-tech. This book is for readers who are looking to progress to the next level of integrating hardware into their projects. Upon completion of each project, you will have a functional device that can be worn either to enhance your style or to provide you with practical data.
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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

Electronic Projects with Python, Scratch, and Linux

Author: Matt Richardson,Shawn Wallace

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 145718656X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 200

View: 9468

What can you do with the Raspberry Pi, the affordable computer the size of a credit card? All sorts of things! If you're learning how to program--or looking to build new electronic projects, this hands-on guide will show you just how valuable this flexible little platform can be. Updated to include coverage of the Raspberry Pi Model B+, Getting Started with Raspberry Pi takes you step-by-step through many fun and educational possibilities. Take advantage of several preloaded programming languages. Use the Raspberry Pi with Arduino. Create Internet-connected projects. Play with multimedia. With Raspberry Pi, you can do all of this and more. In Getting Started with Raspberry Pi, you’ll: Get acquainted with hardware features on the Pi's board Learn enough Linux to move around the operating system Start programming in Python and Scratch Draw graphics, play sounds, and handle mouse events with Pygame Use the Pi's input and output pins to do some hardware hacking Discover how Arduino and the Raspberry Pi can work together Create your own Pi-based web server with Python Work with the Raspberry Pi Camera Module and USB webcams
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Raspberry Pi User Guide

Author: Eben Upton,Gareth Halfacree

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119264375

Category: Computers

Page: 312

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Learn the Raspberry Pi 3 from the experts! Raspberry Pi User Guide, 4th Edition is the "unofficial official" guide to everything Raspberry Pi 3. Written by the Pi's creator and a leading Pi guru, this book goes straight to the source to bring you the ultimate Raspberry Pi 3 manual. This new fourth edition has been updated to cover the Raspberry Pi 3 board and software, with detailed discussion on its wide array of configurations, languages, and applications. You'll learn how to take full advantage of the mighty Pi's full capabilities, and then expand those capabilities even more with add-on technologies. You'll write productivity and multimedia programs, and learn flexible programming languages that allow you to shape your Raspberry Pi into whatever you want it to be. If you're ready to jump right in, this book gets you started with clear, step-by-step instruction from software installation to system customization. The Raspberry Pi's tremendous popularity has spawned an entire industry of add-ons, parts, hacks, ideas, and inventions. The movement is growing, and pushing the boundaries of possibility along with it—are you ready to be a part of it? This book is your ideal companion for claiming your piece of the Pi. Get all set up with software, and connect to other devices Understand Linux System Admin nomenclature and conventions Write your own programs using Python and Scratch Extend the Pi's capabilities with add-ons like Wi-Fi dongles, a touch screen, and more The credit-card sized Raspberry Pi has become a global phenomenon. Created by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to get kids interested in programming, this tiny computer kick-started a movement of tinkerers, thinkers, experimenters, and inventors. Where will your Raspberry Pi 3 take you? The Raspberry Pi User Guide, 3rd Edition is your ultimate roadmap to discovery.
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Raspberry Pi Projects

Author: Andrew Robinson,Mike Cook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118555562

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 3897

Learn to build software and hardware projects featuring the Raspberry Pi! Congratulations on becoming a proud owner of a Raspberry Pi! Following primers on getting your Pi up and running and programming with Python, the authors walk you through 16 fun projects of increasing sophistication that let you develop your Raspberry Pi skills. Among other things you will: Write simple programs, including a tic-tac-toe game Re-create vintage games similar to Pong and Pac-Man Construct a networked alarm system with door sensors and webcams Build Pi-controlled gadgets including a slot car racetrack and a door lock Create a reaction timer and an electronic harmonograph Construct a Facebook-enabled Etch A Sketch-type gadget and a Twittering toy Raspberry Pi Projects is an excellent way to dig deeper into the capabilities of the Pi and to have great fun while doing it.
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Building Smart Homes with Raspberry Pi Zero

Author: Marco Schwartz

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786469863

Category: Computers

Page: 196

View: 5653

Build revolutionary and incredibly useful home automation projects with the all-new Pi Zero About This Book Create and program home automation projects using the Raspberry Pi Zero board Connect your Raspberry Pi Zero to a cloud API, and then build a cloud dashboard to control your devices Integrate all the projects into a complex project to automate key aspects of your home: data monitoring, devices control, and security Who This Book Is For This book is for enthusiasts and programmers who want to build powerful and inexpensive home automation projects using the Raspberry Pi zero, and to transform their home into a smart home. It is for those who are new to the field of home automation, or who already have experience with other platforms such as Arduino. What You Will Learn Learn how to measure and store data using the Raspberry Pi Zero board Control LED lights, lamps, and other electrical applications Send automated notifications by e-mail, SMS, or push notifications Connect motion detectors, cameras, and alarms Create automated alerts using Raspberry Pi Zero boards Control devices using cloud-based services Build a complete home automation system using Pi Zero In Detail The release of the Raspberry Pi Zero has completely amazed the tech community. With the price, form factor, and being high on utility—the Raspberry Pi Zero is the perfect companion to support home automation projects and makes IoT even more accessible. With this book, you will be able to create and program home automation projects using the Raspberry Pi Zero board. The book will teach you how to build a thermostat that will automatically regulate the temperature in your home. Another important topic in home automation is controlling electrical appliances, and you will learn how to control LED Lights, lamps, and other electrical applications. Moving on, we will build a smart energy meter that can measure the power of the appliance, and you'll learn how to switch it on and off. You'll also see how to build simple security system, composed of alarms, a security camera, and motion detectors. At the end, you will integrate everything what you learned so far into a more complex project to automate the key aspects of your home. By the end, you will have deepened your knowledge of the Raspberry Pi Zero, and will know how to build autonomous home automation projects. Style and approach This book takes a step-by-step approach to automate your home like never before!
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Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents

Author: Matthew Poole

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786461668

Category: Computers

Page: 316

View: 650

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a secret agent toolbox with this set of exciting projects About This Book Turn your Raspberry Pi into a multi-purpose secret agent gadget for audio and video surveillance, Wi-Fi exploration, or playing pranks on your friends Detect an intruder on camera or with sensors and set off an alarm or receive messages to your phone Find out what the other computers on your network are up to and make yourself anonymous on the Internet This book has been updated for new additions to your toolkit featuring the tiny, recently released Raspberry Pi Zero board Who This Book Is For This book is for those who are new to the Raspberry Pi Zero ,Raspberry Pi 2 or Raspberry Pi 3 and have some experience with the original Raspberry Pi models, and even for those budding secret agents who would like to use Pi Zero as a secret agent toolbox. No programming experience is assumed. Suitable for the novice and expert alike, each topic provides a fast and easy way to get started with exciting applications, with practical examples in every chapter. What You Will Learn Install and configure the Raspbian Jessie operating system for maximum mischief Detect an intruder with motion detection or a laser trip wire and set off an alarm Listen in to conversations from a distance over Bluetooth Distort your voice in weird and wonderful ways Track the Pi's whereabouts using GPS Connect your Pi to the mobile Internet using a 3G dongle and make yourself anonymous on the net Display secret messages and codes to fellow agents on a LED display In Detail This book is for all mischievous Raspberry Pi owners who'd like to see their computer transform into a neat spy gadget to be used in a series of practical pranks and projects. No previous skills are required to follow along, and if you're completely new to Linux, you'll pick up much of the basics for free. We'll help you set up your Raspberry Pi Zero , Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 and guide you through a number of pranks and secret agent techniques that are so inconspicuous yet high on mischief. You'll learn how to configure your operating system for maximum mischief and start exploring audio, video, or Wi-Fi techniques. We'll show you how to record, listen, or talk to people from a distance and how to set up your own phone network. Then, you'll plug in your webcam and set up a motion detector with an alarm and find out what the other computers on your Wi-Fi network are up to. Once you've mastered the techniques, we'll combine them with a battery pack and GPS for the ultimate off-road spy kit. Style and Approach This easy-to-follow guide is for budding secret agents who want to create tools for mischief, stealth, and reconnaissance. It's full of fun, practical examples and easy-to-follow recipes, guaranteeing maximum mischief for all skill levels.
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Adventures in Raspberry Pi

Author: Carrie Anne Philbin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119269075

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

View: 2215

Build cool Raspberry Pi projects with no experience required! Adventures in Raspberry Pi, 3rd Edition is the fun guide to learning programming. Starting from the very basics and building skill upon skill, you'll learn developing fundamentals—even if you've never programmed before. Learning is exciting when you're working your way through cool projects, but the concepts you learn and the skills you master will take you further than you ever thought possible. You'll learn how your Raspberry Pi 3 works and what it can do as you create stories and games, program shapes, code music, and even build Minecraft worlds with projects designed specifically for kids 11 to 15. Author Carrie Anne Philbin is a former high school teacher, and she showcases her skills with clear, easy to follow instructions and explanations every step of the way. If you're interested in programming but find other books hard to understand, this book is your ideal starting point for mastering the Raspberry Pi. Inexpensive, non-intimidating, yet surprisingly versatile, the Raspberry Pi 3 is an ideal way to learn programming. Updated to align with the newest board, this book will teach you fundamental programming skills while having a ton of fun! Get acquainted with your Raspberry Pi's bits and pieces Take control of your Pi's "insides" with simple commands Program games, code music, and build a jukebox Discover where your new skills can take you next The tiny, credit-card sized Raspberry Pi has become a huge hit among kids—and adults—interested in programming. It does everything your desktop can do, but with a few basic programming skills, you can make it do so much more. With simple instructions, fun projects, and solid skills, Adventures in Raspberry Pi is the ultimate kids' programming guide!
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Learning Python with Raspberry Pi

Author: Alex Bradbury,Russel Winder,Ben Everard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118717058

Category: Computers

Page: 286

View: 1175

Explains how to leverage the revolutionary Raspberry Pi computer in order to learn the versatile Python programming language. Original.
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Raspberry Pi Hacks

Tips & Tools for Making Things with the Inexpensive Linux Computer

Author: Ruth Suehle,Tom Callaway

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449362311

Category: Computers

Page: 394

View: 8680

With more than 60 practical and creative hacks, this book helps you turn Raspberry Pi into the centerpiece of some cool electronics projects. Want to create a controller for a camera or a robot? Set up Linux distributions for media centers or PBX phone systems? That’s just the beginning of what you’ll find inside Raspberry Pi Hacks. If you’re looking to build either a software or hardware project with more computing power than Arduino alone can provide, Raspberry Pi is just the ticket. And the hacks in this book will give you lots of great ideas. Use configuration hacks to get more out of your Pi Build your own web server or remote print server Take the Pi outdoors to monitor your garden or control holiday lights Connect with SETI or construct an awesome Halloween costume Hack the Pi’s Linux OS to support more complex projects Decode audio/video formats or make your own music player Achieve a low-weight payload for aerial photography Build a Pi computer cluster or a solar-powered lab
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Getting Started with Python and Raspberry Pi

Author: Dan Nixon

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785285831

Category: Computers

Page: 200

View: 1108

Learn to design and implement reliable Python applications on the Raspberry Pi using a range of external libraries, the Raspberry Pis GPIO port, and the camera module About This Book Learn the fundamentals of Python scripting and application programming Design user-friendly command-line and graphical user interfaces A step-by-step guide to learning Python programming with the Pi Who This Book Is For This book is designed for those who are unfamiliar with the art of Python development and want to get to know their way round the language and the many additional libraries that allow you to get a full application up and running in no time. What You Will Learn Fundamentals of Python applications Designing applications for multi-threading Interacting with electronics and physical devices Debugging applications when they go wrong Packaging and installing Python modules User interface design using Qt Building easy to use command-line interfaces Connecting applications to the Internet In Detail The Raspberry Pi is one of the smallest and most affordable single board computers that has taken over the world of hobby electronics and programming, and the Python programming language makes this the perfect platform to start coding with. The book will start with a brief introduction to Raspberry Pi and Python. We will direct you to the official documentation that helps you set up your Raspberry Pi with the necessary equipment such as the monitor, keyboard, mouse, power supply, and so on. It will then dive right into the basics of Python programming. Later, it will focus on other Python tasks, for instance, interfacing with hardware, GUI programming, and more. Once you get well versed with the basic programming, the book will then teach you to develop Python/Raspberry Pi applications. By the end of this book, you will be able to develop Raspberry Pi applications with Python and will have good understanding of Python programming for Raspberry Pi. Style and approach An easy-to-follow introduction to Python scripting and application development through clear conceptual explanations backed up by real-world examples on the Raspberry Pi.
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