Hello Raspberry Pi!

Programming for Kids and Other Beginners

Author: Ryan Heitz

Publisher: Manning Publications Company

ISBN: 9781617292453

Category: Computers

Page: 225

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Summary A fun and imaginative way for kids and other beginners to take their first steps programming on a Raspberry Pi. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology The Raspberry Pi is a small, low-cost computer invented to encourage experimentation. The Pi is a snap to set up, and using the free Python programming language, you can learn to create video games, control robots, and maybe even write programs to do your math homework! About the Book Hello Raspberry Pi! is a fun way for kids to take their first steps programming on a Raspberry Pi. First, you discover how to set up and navigate the Pi. Next, begin Python programming by learning basic concepts with engaging challenges and games. This book gives you an introduction to computer programming as you gain the confidence to explore, learn, and create on your own. The last part of the book introduces you to the world of computer control of physical objects, where you create interactive projects with lights, buttons, and sounds. What's Inside Learn Python with fun examples Write games and control electronics Use Pygame for video game sounds and graphics Loaded with programming exercises About the Reader To use this book, you'll need a Raspberry Pi starter kit, keyboard, mouse, and monitor. No programming experience needed. About the Author Ryan Heitz is a teacher, programmer, maker, father, and big kid. He specializes in teaching kids to code in a fun and engaging way. Table of Contents PART 1 GETTING STARTED 1 Meet Raspberry Pi Exploring Python PART 2 PLAYING WITH PYTHON Silly Sentence Generator 3000: creating interactive programs Norwegian Blue parrot game: adding logic to programs Raspi's Cave Adventure PART 3 PI AND PYTHON PROJECTS Blinky Pi Light Up Guessing Game DJ Raspi APPENDIXES Raspberry Pi troubleshooting Raspberry Pi ports and legacy boards Solutions to chapter challenges Raspberry Pi projects
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So, You Want to Be a Coder?

The Ultimate Guide to a Career in Programming, Video Game Creation, Robotics, and More!

Author: Jane (J. M.) Bedell

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481460633

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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Love coding? Make your passion your profession with this comprehensive guide that reveals a whole host of careers working with code. Behind the screen of your phone, tablet, computer, or game console lies a secret language that allows it all to work. Computer code has become as integral to our daily lives as reading and writing, even if you didn’t know it! Now it’s time to plug in and start creating the same technology you’re using every day. Covering everything from navigating the maze of computer languages to writing code for games to cyber security and artificial intelligence, So, You Want to Be a Coder? debugs the secrets behind a career in the diverse and state-of-the-art industry. In addition to tips and interviews from industry professionals, So, You Want to Be a Coder? includes inspiring stories from kids who are working with code right now, plus activities, a glossary, and helpful resources to put you on the path to a fun and rewarding career with computer code today!
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Getting a Job in the IT Industry

Author: Mary-Lane Kamberg

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477785566

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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In our modern digital world and information economy, information technology (IT) specialists maintain the vast and constant flow of information and e-commerce throughout the nation and world. This book gets readers started on the road to landing a job in a lucrative and fascinating field that will only continue to expand in the coming years. Whether managing office computer systems, building and overseeing databases and other network and telecommunications infrastructure, or working at a customer help desk, novice IT hopefuls will find concrete beginning steps to their education and career in this book, including techniques and tips for their job searches and general career advancement.
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Getting to Know Python

Author: Simone Payment

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477777180

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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This book introduces readers to the computer programming language Python, exploring its various applications and the history of its development.
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