What can you do with the Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer the size of a credit card? All sorts of things! If you’re learning how to program, or looking to build new electronic projects, this hands-on guide will show you just how valuable this flexible little platform can be.
This book takes you step-by-step through many fun and educational possibilities. Take advantage of several preloaded programming languages. Use the Raspberry Pi with Arduino. Create Internet-connected projects. Play with multimedia. With Raspberry Pi, you can do all of this and more.
- Get acquainted with hardware features on the Pi’s board - Learn enough Linux to move around the operating system - Pick up the basics of Python and Scratch—and start programming - Draw graphics, play sounds, and handle mouse events with the Pygame framework - Use the Pi’s input and output pins to do some hardware hacking - Discover how Arduino and the Raspberry Pi complement each other - Integrate USB webcams and other peripherals into your projects - Create your own Pi-based web server with Python