Raspberry Pi in Easy Steps by Mike Mcgrath

Raspberry Pi in Easy Steps

byMike Mcgrath

Paperback | April 17, 2013

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Everything the user needs to know to get up and running with their new Raspberry Pi in easy stepsTheRaspberry Pi is a cheap, basic, programmable credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. Over five millionRaspberry 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 gamesRaspberry 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 theRaspberry 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.

About 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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Title:Raspberry Pi in Easy StepsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.88 × 7.38 × 0.41 inPublished:April 17, 2013Publisher:In Easy Step LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1840785810

ISBN - 13:9781840785814

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