Learn to build software and hardware projects featuring the Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi represents a new generation of computers that encourages the user to play and to learn and this unique book is aimed at the beginner Raspberry Pi user who is eager to get started creating real-world projects. Taking you on a journey of creating 15 practical projects, this fun and informative resource introduces you to the skills you need to have in order to make the most of the Pi. The book begins with a quick look at how to get the Pi up and running and then encourages you to dive into the array of exciting software and hardware projects.Features projects that use Python, which is Raspberry Pi's programming language of choiceIncludes projects for creating an information center for e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, weather, train times, and moreShows you how to recreate Pong and Pacman or write Tic Tac ToeTeaches you how to use Raspberry Pi's general purpose input/output port in order to speak to external hardware devicesWalks you through setting up computer-controlled slot car racing, a swipe card door lock, disco lights, and more
"Raspberry Pi Projects" is an excellent way to dig deeper into the capabilities of the Pi and to have great fun while doing it.
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Features about this book:
Includes full color photographs that are informative, useful, and engaging Branded with the MAKE Magazine look and feel, this book targets the MAKE core audience A hands-on book that provides the reader with engaging experiences Heavily illustrated with electronic circuit diagrams that can be read by non-technical readers Takes the same approach to the topic as the successful Make: Electronics book