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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi - 2nd Edition

What can you do with the Raspberry Pi, the inexpensive credit card-sized computer? 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 this and more!

In Getting Started with Raspberry Pi, you'll:

  • Get acquainted with hardware features of the Raspberry Pi
  • Learn enough Linux to move around the operating system
  • Draw graphics, play sounds, and handle mouse events with the Pygame framework
  • Use the input and output pins to do some hardware hacking
  • Discover how Arduino and the Raspberry Pi complement each other
  • Integrate webcams and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module into your projects
  • Create your own Pi-based web server with Python

Info:

  • Author: Matt Richardson & Shawn Wallace
  • Publisher: Maker Media, Inc
  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • 2nd Edition
  • ISBN-10: 1-4571-8612-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4571-8612-7

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