Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 198 x 229 x 26mm | 688g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Edition
  • 1119412005
  • 9781119412007
  • 159,477

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Connect the Raspberry Pi and install the OS Learn Programming with Scratch(R) and Python(R) Create electronics projects connected to the GPIO port

Learn the latest Raspberry Pi techniques!

For hobbyists and hardware geeks, the small but mighty Raspberry Pi is a match made in heaven. This book will get you up to speed in no time! You'll learn everything you need to know to get started with your Pi, from setting it up and downloading the operating system to using the desktop environment and Linux, connecting input devices, and getting your settings just right. You'll also discover some programming techniques with the Python, Sonic Pi and Scratch languages. Put it all together and you'll be able to create games, music, a variety of electronic projects, and much more!

Inside ... What you need for Raspberry Pi Getting your Pi connected Working with Linux(R) Productivity and the Pi Learning Scratch and Python Making music with Sonic Pi Coding mazes with Minecraft Projects with LEDs and RFID
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About Sean McManus

Sean McManus is an expert technology and business author. His tutorials and articles have appeared in The MagPi, Internet Magazine, Business 2.0, and Personal Computer World.
Mike Cook is a former Physics lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University who has designed access control systems and written over 300 computing and electronics articles.
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