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Programming the Raspberry Pi : Getting Started With Python (Paperback) (Simon Monk)

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An updated guide to programming your own Raspberry Pi projects

Learn to create inventive programs and fun games on your powerful Raspberry Pi—with no programming experience required. This practical TAB book has been revised to fully cover the new Raspberry Pi 2, including upgrades to the Raspbian operating system. Discover how to configure hardware and software, write Python scripts, create user-friendly GUIs, and control external electronics. DIY projects include a hangman game, RGB LED controller, digital clock, and RasPiRobot complete with an ultrasonic rangefinder.

  • Set up your Raspberry Pi and explore its features 
  • Navigate files, folders, and menus 
  • Write Python programs using the IDLE editor 
  • Use strings, lists, functions, and dictionaries 
  • Work with modules, classes, and methods 
  • Create user-friendly games using Pygame 
  • Build intuitive user interfaces with Tkinter 
  • Attach external electronics through the GPIO port 
  • Add powerful Web features to your projects
Gives both basic and advanced information on programming the Raspberry Pi computer using the Python programming language, in a book that has a special section on game programming, as well as a prototype project to help readers learn. Original.
Number of Pages: 188
Genre: Computers + Internet, Technology
Sub-Genre: Programming Languages / Python, Electronics / Microelectronics, Programming / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Author: Simon Monk
Language: English
Street Date: October 5, 2015
TCIN: 21406282
UPC: 9781259587405
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5869
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This book has 178 pages. It is fast and concentrated.

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Raspberry Pi 2 years ago
The book Programming the Raspberry Pi is a good book with good explanations but not a lot of examples. The author, Simon Monk has a doctors degree in programming and consequently the presentation is fast and concentrated. The book has 178 pages. I bought the book Raspberry Pi for Dummies by Sean ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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