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    Getting Started with Raspberry Pi (Make: Projects) (Paperback) By (author) Matt Richardson, By (author) Shawn Wallace

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    DescriptionThe Raspberry Pi platform was developed to lower the barriers to teaching young people programming, and it is also popular with hardware hackers and hobbyists who may have a project that needs more computing power than a microcontroller. The first section of the book gets you up and running; after the first chapter the reader will have installed the operating system, will have an understanding of all the hardware features of the Pi, and will have set up the small computer with the correct power source and peripherals. This is followed by a quick start user guide, with enough context and examples of commands to get around the computer. The book also provides instructions for getting started with programming in Scratch and Python, and examples of using the general purpose input and output interface. Finally, the reader is guided through two hands on hardware hacking projects.


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    Title
    Getting Started with Raspberry Pi
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matt Richardson, By (author) Shawn Wallace
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 180
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781449344214
    ISBN 10: 1449344216
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    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Imprint name
    Maker Media
    Publication date
    04 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Sebastopol
    Author Information
    Matt Richardson is a Brooklyn-based creative technologist and video producer. He's a contributor to MAKE magazine and Makezine.com. Matt is also the owner of Awesome Button Studios, a technology consultancy. Highlights from his work include the Descriptive Camera, a camera which outputs a text description of a scene instead of a photo. He also created The Enough Already, a DIY celebrity-silencing device. Matt's work has garnered attention from The New York Times, Wired, New York Magazine and has also been featured at The Nevada Museum of Art and at the Santorini Bienniele. He is currently a Master's candidate at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program. Shawn Wallace is an editor at O'Reilly and lives in Providence, RI. He is also a member of the Fluxama artist collective responsible for new iOS musical instruments such as Noisemusick and Doctor Om. He designed open hardware kits at Modern Device and taught the Fab Academy at the Providence Fab Lab. For years he was the managing director of the AS220 art space and is a cofounder of the SMT Computing Society.