Raspberry Pi Projects For Dummies

Raspberry Pi Projects For Dummies

by Mike Cook, Jonathan Evans, Brock Craft, Aaron Shaw
     
 

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Join the Raspberry revolution with these fun and easy Piprojects

The Raspberry Pi has opened up a whole new world of innovationfor everyone from hardware hackers and programmers to students,hobbyists, engineers, and beyond. Featuring a variety of hands-onprojects, this easy-to-understand guide walks you through everystep of the design process and will have

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Join the Raspberry revolution with these fun and easy Piprojects

The Raspberry Pi has opened up a whole new world of innovationfor everyone from hardware hackers and programmers to students,hobbyists, engineers, and beyond. Featuring a variety of hands-onprojects, this easy-to-understand guide walks you through everystep of the design process and will have you creating like aRaspberry Pi pro in no time. You’ll learn how to prepare yourworkspace, assemble the necessary tools, work with test equipment,and find your way around the Raspberry Pi before moving on to aseries of fun, lively projects that brings some power to your plainol’ Pi.

  • Introduces Raspberry Pi basics and gives you a solidunderstanding of all the essentials you’ll need to take onyour first project
  • Includes an array of fun and useful projects that show you howto do everything from creating a magic light wand to enhancing yourdesigns with Lego sensors, installing and writing games for theRISC OS, building a transistor tester, and more
  • Provides an easy, hands-on approach to learning more aboutelectronics, programming, and interaction design for Makers andinnovators of all ages

Bring the power of Pi to your next cool creation withRaspberry Pi Projects For Dummies!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118766699
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/07/2015
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
862,243

Meet the Author

Mike Cook is a lifelong electronics buff, a former lecturer in physics at Manchester Metropolitan University, and the author of more than 300 articles on computing and electronics. You'll often find him monitoring technology forums under the moniker Grumpy Mike. Brock Craft is a lecturer in creative coding in the Department of Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London, and a senior tutor at the Royal College of Art. He is a specialist in physical computing, data visualization, and the Internet of Things. Jonathan Evans is a distinguished IT professional with more than 20 years of experience. He enjoys sharing his ideas at http://projects.privateeyepi.com, where he continues to explore the endless possibilities of this computing platform.