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Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

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by Sean McManus
     
 

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Master your Raspberry Pi in a flash with this easy-to-follow guide

Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive guide to this exciting technology, fully updated to align with the Rev 3 board. Veteran technology authors provide expert insight and guidance that get you up and running fast, allowing you to explore the full

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Master your Raspberry Pi in a flash with this easy-to-follow guide

Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive guide to this exciting technology, fully updated to align with the Rev 3 board. Veteran technology authors provide expert insight and guidance that get you up and running fast, allowing you to explore the full capabilities of your Raspberry Pi. The clear, concise style makes this guide easy to follow for complete beginners, providing step-by-step instruction throughout the setup process and into systems administration and programming. Updated information includes coverage of Noobs, PiStore and making music with SonicPi, in addition to basic Raspberry Pi operations and features.

Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 2nd Edition teaches you everything you need to know to get the most out of your device. Even if you've never ventured beyond e-mail and web browsers, this guide will give you the skills and confidence you need to take advantage of everything the Raspberry Pi has to offer.

  • Find out how to install the operating system and connect to other devices
  • Install, use and remove software like a pro
  • Learn basic Linux systems administration
  • Program with Scratch, Python and Minecraft on your Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi has awakened a whole new generation of hardware geeks, hackers and hobbyists, and now it's your turn to join their ranks. Learning how to fully use your new technology is the first step, and Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the ideal companion guide.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Perfect for beginners to computer science, this book shows you how to make the most of your Raspberry Pi” (Times Educational Supplement, January 2015)

“This is the second edition of a title that has proven very popular…the varied and eclectic nature of the Pi makes it a good fit for the ‘Dummies’ Brand”
(Linux Voice, February 2015)

“…this Dummies title is an excellent introduction for the complete beginner to the hardware and Linux itself" (Linux Voice, April 2015)

“..for the uninitiated, Raspberry Pi For Dummies does an outstanding job of accompanying their first steps into the world of computers..” (Professional Engineering, September 2015)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118904916
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/08/2014
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
180,309
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Sean McManus is an expert technology author. He is also a Code Club volunteer, helping children at a local school to learn computer programming. Mike Cook is a lifelong electronics buff, a former lecturer in physics at Manchester Metropolitan University, and author of more than 300 articles.

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