Raspberry Pi User Guide by Gareth Halfacree

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Make the most out of the world’s first truly compact computer

It's the size of a credit card, it can be charged like a smartphone, it runs on open-source Linux, and it holds the promise of bringing programming and playing to millions at low cost. And now you can learn how to use this amazing computer from its co-creator, Eben Upton, in Raspberry Pi User Guide. Cowritten with Gareth Halfacree, this guide gets you up and running on Raspberry Pi, whether you're an educator, hacker, hobbyist, or kid. Learn how to connect your Pi to other hardware, install software, write basic programs, and set it up to run robots, multimedia centers, and more.

Gets you up and running on Raspberry Pi, a high-tech computer the size of a credit card Helps educators teach students how to program Covers connecting Raspberry Pi to other hardware, such as monitors and keyboards, how to install software, and how to configure Raspberry Pi Shows you how to set up Raspberry Pi as a simple productivity computer, write basic programs in Python, connect to servos and sensors, and drive a robot or multimedia center

Adults, kids, and devoted hardware hackers, now that you've got a Raspberry Pi, get the very most out of it with Raspberry Pi User Guide.


About Gareth Halfacree

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Eben Upton (Cambridge, UK) is the co-creator and designer of the Raspberry Pi board and the founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.Gareth Halfacree (Bradford, UK) is a freelance writer who writes about Linux, Open Source and Python. He has written for Linux Journal and Custom PC, among others.
Published August 30, 2012 by Wiley. 262 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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