Adventures In Raspberry Pi

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Coding for kids is cool with Raspberry Pi and this basic guide

Even if your kids don't have an ounce of computer geek in them, they can learn to code with Raspberry Pi and this wonderful book. Written for 11- to 15-year-olds and assuming no prior computing knowledge, this book uses the wildly successful, low-cost, credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi computer to explain basic computing concepts. Young people will enjoy going through the book's ten fun projects while they learn basic ...

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Overview

Coding for kids is cool with Raspberry Pi and this basic guide

Even if your kids don't have an ounce of computer geek in them, they can learn to code with Raspberry Pi and this wonderful book. Written for 11- to 15-year-olds and assuming no prior computing knowledge, this book uses the wildly successful, low-cost, credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi computer to explain basic computing concepts. Young people will enjoy going through the book's ten fun projects while they learn basic programming and system administration skills, starting with the very basics of how to plug in the board and turn it on.

Each project includes a lively and informative video to reinforce the lessons. It's perfect for young, eager self-learners - your kids can jump in, set up their Raspberry Pi, and go through the lessons on their own.

  • Written by Carrie Anne Philbin, a high school teacher of computing who advises the U.K. government on the revised ICT Curriculum
  • Teaches 11- to 15-year-olds basic programming and system administration skills using Raspberry Pi
  • Features 10 fun projects accompanied by lively and helpful videos
  • Raspberry Pi is a $35/£25 credit-card-sized computer created by the non-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation; over a million have been sold

Help your children have fun and learn computing skills at the same time with Adventures in Raspberry Pi.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118751251
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/25/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 244,397
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author v

Acknowledgments vi

Introduction 1

Adventure 1

You Have a Raspberry Pi. Now What? 9

Adventure 2

Taking Command of Your Raspberry Pi 27

Adventure 3

Creating Stories and Games with Scratch 45

Adventure 4

Programming Shapes with Turtle Graphics 77

Adventure 5

Programming with Python 101

Adventure 6

Programming Minecraft Worlds on the Raspberry Pi 129

Adventure 7

Coding Music with Sonic Pi 149

Adventure 8

Using the GPIO Pins on the Raspberry Pi 171

Adventure 9

The Big Adventure: Building a Raspberry Pi Jukebox 197

Appendix

Where to Go from Here 223

Glossary 229

Index 235

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    ♦ Lilystar and Moonpaw's Biographies ♦

    Hai guys! Finally posting meh bio...
    <p>
    &#9830 Name: Lilystar
    <br>
    &#9830 Gender: &female
    <br>
    &#9830 Age: Young For A Leader
    <br>
    &#9830 Rank: Leader
    <br>
    &#9830 Lives Left: 8/9
    <br>
    &#9830 Looks: Lilystar is a beautiful, lean tabby she-cat. Her fur is a light blue gray, and her paws and tail are tipped with snowy white tufts. Her underbelly is a pale gray, and her eyes are a stunning shade of irredecent blue.
    <br>
    &#9830 Persona: I would say meet her, but if you really want to know... she resembles a mix of Bluestar and Firestar from Erin Hunter's 'Warrior Cats' Series.
    <br>
    &#9830 Crush: ...
    <br>
    &#9830 Mate: None
    <br>
    &#9830 Kits: None
    <br>
    &#9830 Kin:
    <br>
    Mother: Shellfern
    <br>
    Father: Duskthorn
    <br>
    Sister: Sunnycloud
    <br>
    &#9830 Other: Ask!
    <p>
    &#164 Name: Moonpaw
    <br>
    &#164 Gender: &male
    <br>
    &#164 Age: 9 Moons
    <br>
    &#164 Rank: Apprentice
    <br>
    &#164 Looks: Moonpaw is a handsome, dark gray tom who resembles his father, Ashstorm. His paws are a dark black, and his eyes are a soft amber.
    <br>
    &#164 Persona: He closely resembles Graystripe.
    <br>
    &#164 Crush: Kinda obvious...
    <br>
    &#164 Mate: None
    <br>
    &#164 Kits: -_-
    <br>
    &#164 Kin:
    <br>
    Mother: Emberstreak
    <br>
    Father: Ashstorm
    <br>
    Sister: Skypaw
    <br>
    Brother: Hawkpaw
    <br>
    &#164 Other: Ask!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    Lilyflower Bio

    Name- Lilyflower
    Age- 20 moons
    Apearence- Pale grey she-cat with amber eyes
    Mate- None, but wishes she could have one
    Kits- "Uh, what do you think?!"
    History- "I, um, would rather forget my past..."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    Stormclaws bio

    Gender: &male <p> kin: none <p> crush/mate: none yet <p> apperance:gray and black tabby with sandy underbelly and green eyes <p> history: it all started when i was born...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    HollyBreeze & QuailFire's Bios

    Name - HollyBreeze <p> Gender - &female <p> Age - Young <p> Rank - Warrior <p> Personality - Sweet, caring, a little shy <p> Looks - Very fluffy (Maine Coon) black She-Cat with light green eyes. <p> Kin - (Sister - QuailFire) <p> Crush//Mate - Nope <p> Kits - Nope <p> History//Other - Ask <p> <p> Name - QuailFire <p> Gender - &female <p> Age - Young <p> Rank - Warrior <p> Personality - Kind, caring, snaps easily, outgoing <p> Looks - Light gray She-Cat with a white ring around her neck (looks like a white fluffy collar) with dark blue eyes. <p> Kin - (Sister - HollyBreeze) <p> Crush//Mate - Nope <p> Kits + Nope <p> History//Other - Ask

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2014

    Blackfeather bio

    Name: Blackfeather.
    Age:21 moons.
    Description: a small black furred shecat with a tail that feathers out. She has blue eyes with interesting golden flecks closer to the middle of her eye. She also has a few battle scars that run down her neck and left leg but its quite invisible by long fur.
    Crush: nope.
    Mate: nope.
    Kits: nope.
    History: she was part of a long time ago clan named TwilightClan (about 15 moons ago, she left due to a fear she couldnt overcome that was in that area....) and has wandered around for awhile....
    Parents and siblings: Hawknight and Crystalheart. Tigersfur and Shadowlight.
    Other: find out...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2014

    Flamekits bio

    Name:flamekit age:10 moons gender: male kin: darkkit
    History:unkown

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2014

    Darkkit's redo Bio

    Name: Darkkit
    Gender: Female
    Appearance: A black she-cat with yellow spots,golden eyes with orange flecks in them with a hint of blue,a white dimond shaped birthmark between her eyes,golden tipped longer than normal tail
    Personality: Kind,fearce when in battle (don't ask) ,loyal,and mysterious
    Kin: Elre,Flamekit,Silverwing,other brother/sisters unknown
    History: Complitated
    Other: Just ask I don't bite

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    DashingRiver and GentleSoul's Bios

    Name: DashingRiver<br>
    Gender: &male <br>
    Appearence: Strong, well-built tom with a rich ginger tabby pelt, and four white socked feet. His eyes are a dark river blue, and very friendly<br>
    Crush: None, yet<br>
    Mate: He has no mate, but would like one<br>
    Persona: He is very polite and friendly, and adores kits. He is the ideal canidate for a father
    Kin: GentleSoul (&female), AshWhisp (&male), & TundraBlast (&male) <p>
    Name: GentleSoul<br>
    Gender: &female <br>
    Appearence: A sleek she-cat with a stunning ginger tabby pelt, and a single white sock on her left hind foot. Her eyes are deep and blue, more like a stream and less like a river<br>
    Crush: None, at least not yet<br>
    Mate: She'd love one, but would like to get to know him first<br>
    Persona: A sweet, gentle she-cat who is very graceful. She likes to be around others<br>
    Kin: DashingRiver (&male), AshWhisp (&male), & TundraBlast (&male)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2014

    FrostFalcon's Bio

    Name: You have got to be kidding me.
    <p>
    Gender: &female
    <p>
    Age: 24 Moons
    <p>
    Appearance: A medium-haired tabby with a rich, dark brown coloring. Her fur is etched with golden-tan, light brown, and a frosty color tips her plumed tail. Her eyes are a sparkling hazel-green, with the area around the pupils a yellowish color and the rest green, brown, and navy blue.
    <p>
    Personality: She is very tough, outgoing, and isn't afraid to express herself. She has a short temper most of the time, and if you get on her nerves, she'll claw your ears off!
    <p>
    Crush/Mate: No, and No. But, of course, she would like to get to know someone once she settles into her new Clan.
    <p>
    History: Unknown.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2014

    Liontear

    Age:18 moons

    Family: unknown

    Description: was raised by wild animals never knew his parents goldenpelt icy crysral blue eyes.

    Mate:none

    Crush: one

    Kits: none

    Sometimes in the heat of battle will lose control.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2014

    Sunpelt and Leopardpaw's Bios

    &#10023 Sunpelt's Bio &#10023<br>&#9788 Name: Think, smartypants! Why do you think it says SUNPELT's Bio?<p>&#9788 Age: 23 moons<p>&#9788 Gender: tom &male<p>&#9788 Rank: deputy (until Emberstreak returns)<p>&#9788 Appearance: ginger tom with light blue eyes and a long tail<p>&#9788 Personality: Get to know him to find out.<p>&#9788 Kin: all deceased<p>&#9788 History: unknown<p>&#9788 Mate: Roseheart<p>&#9788 Crush: none<p>&#9788 Kits: Hollykit, Honeykit, Bramblekit, and Firekit<p>-----------------------------------------------------------------------------&#8251 Leopardpaw's Bio &#8251<br>&#9617 Name: Um, excuse me? You can read, right?<p>&#9617 Age: 7 moons<p>&#9617 Gender: tom &male<p>&#9617 Rank: apprentice<p>&#9617 Mentor: Lilystar<p>&#9617 Desired warrior name: Leopardclaw<p>&#9617 Appearance: black tom with green eyes<p>&#9617 Personality: energetic and swift, Leopardpaw is never still. He has a vivacious character, but is compassionate toward his clanmates and those in need.<p>&#9617 Kin: Snowy (mother, deceased), father and siblings unknown<p>&#9617 History: no comment<p>&#9617 Mate/ Crush/ Kits: none! He's only seven moons old!

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