Learn how to take full advantage of all of Raspberry Pi’s amazing features and functions—and have a blast doing it!
Congratulations on becoming a proud owner of a Raspberry Pi, the credit-card-sized computer! If you’re ready to dive in and start finding out what this amazing little gizmo is really capable of, this ebook is for you.
Taken from the forthcoming Raspberry Pi Projects, Raspberry Pi Hardware Projects 1 contains three cool hardware projects that let you have fun with the Raspberry Pi while developing your Raspberry Pi skills. The authors – PiFace inventor, Andrew Robinson and Raspberry Pi For Dummies co-author, Mike Cook – show you how to build:
- Reaction timer
- Twittering toy
- Disco Lights
The ebook also includes a brief guide to setting up the Raspberry Pi for those very new to its unique ways and a bonus project, the Insult Generator, which will teach you simple Python programming while making you laugh.
With Raspberry Pi Hardware Projects 1 you’ll learn everything you need to know to program the Raspberry Pi and build cool, automated and interactive gadgets in no time.
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About the Author
Dr Andrew Robinson (Manchester, UK) worked at the University of Manchester School of Computer Science, where they have just launched the Great British Raspberry Pi Bake Off, a competition to get people making projects with the Pi. Andrew has quickly become a leading expert on the Pi and its astounding capabilities, including guest posts on raspberrypi.org, the official mouthpiece of Raspberry Pi. He is the creator of PiFace, which makes interfacing with the Raspberry Pi significantly easier. He is currently utilizing the Raspberry Pi as part of the team behind the BBC’s Springwatch.
Mike Cook is is the co-author of Raspberry Pi For Dummies. Mike is a veteran tech author and a freelance consultant for all things to do with Physical Computing. A former Lecturer in Physics at Manchester Metropolitan University, he has written more than three hundred computing and electronics articles for the pages of computer magazines since the 1980s. Mike patrols the forums as Grumpy Mike, though he is anything but!
Table of Contents
Test Your Reactions 3
The Twittering Toy 27
Disco Lights 49
Getting Your Raspberry Pi Up and Running 73
Introductory Software Project: The Insult Generator 93
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