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Raspberry Pi in Easy Steps

by Mike McGrath
 

The Raspberry Pi is a cheap, basic, programmable credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. Over five million Raspberry Pi's have been sold worldwide, so far!

Raspberry Pi in easy steps starts with the basic components you'll need, setting up the system and logging into the console. Then step-by-step it covers;

Overview


The Raspberry Pi is a cheap, basic, programmable credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. Over five million Raspberry Pi's have been sold worldwide, so far!

Raspberry Pi in easy steps starts with the basic components you'll need, setting up the system and logging into the console. Then step-by-step it covers; exploring the desktop, the Taskbar, customization, the filesystem and browsing the internet; commanding the system, applications, web pages, reading and writing text, finding files, adding users, changing permissions, and employing the shell; animating with Scratch, enabling complete beginners to create computer programs visually without writing any code; programming with Python a high-level (human-readable) programming language; producing games Raspberry Pi ships with a selection of Python games for you to try; developing windowed apps with Tkinter; driving header pins how to control electrical input and output on the Raspberry Pi header from Python scripts, including lighting a lamp, adding more buttons and controlling projects.

Use Raspberry Pi in easy steps to have fun going back to basics and creating your own applications.

Source code files from the examples featured in this book are available to download free from the In Easy Steps website.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840785814
Publisher:
In Easy Steps Limited
Publication date:
03/12/2013
Series:
In Easy Steps
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
565,026
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Mike McGrath gained his extensive knowledge of computer languages while working as a developer contracting to companies around the world. Mike is an established In Easy Steps author with several guides to his credit including: C++; Javascript, Java, Linux, PHP, SQL and Visual Basic Express.

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