Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

4. Aufl.

von: Sean McManus, Mike Cook

19,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 23.07.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9781119796862
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 512

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<p><b>A recipe for having fun and getting things done with the Raspberry Pi </b></p> <p>The Raspberry Pi makes it easy to learn about computers and computer programming, and <i>Raspberry Pi For Dummies</i> makes it even easier! Using this extremely affordable and compact computer, you can learn to code in languages like Scratch and Python, explore how electronics work, create computer-generated buildings in Minecraft and music in Sonic Pic, become Linux-savvy, make Internet-of-Things devices, or just play around! This book gets you up and running on your Raspberry Pi, starting with setting it up, downloading the operating system, and using the desktop environment. Then, the only limit is your imagination! It doesn’t matter whether you have a Raspberry Pi 4, Raspberry Pi 400, Raspberry Pi Zero W or an older model: we’ve got you covered. </p> <p><i>Raspberry Pi For Dummies</i> explores the latest technology—the Raspberry Pi 4 and 400, Scratch 3 programming language, new games bundled with the Raspberry Pi, and the hottest Add-Ons out there. This introductory guide is the perfect place to start if you want to get a taste of everything the Raspberry Pi can do! </p> <ul> <li>Set up your Raspberry Pi, install the operating system, and connect to the Internet </li> <li>Learn the basics of the Linux desktop and Linux shell so you can program, work, and play  </li> <li>Use Python, Scratch, and Sonic Pi to write your first programs and make games and digital music </li> <li>Discover how circuits work hand-in-hand with your Pi </li> </ul> <p>If you want to make the most of the Raspberry Pi for school, work, or play, you’ll love this easy-to-read reference.</p>
<p><b>Introduction</b><b> 1</b></p> <p>Part 1: Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi 5</p> <p>Chapter 1: Introducing the Raspberry Pi 7</p> <p>Chapter 2: Downloading the Operating System 25</p> <p>Chapter 3: Connecting Your Raspberry Pi 33</p> <p><b>Part 2: Getting Started with Linux</b><b> 49</b></p> <p>Chapter 4: Using the Desktop Environment 51</p> <p>Chapter 5: Using the Linux Shell 79</p> <p><b>Part 3: Using the Raspberry Pi for Both Work and Play</b><b> 119</b></p> <p>Chapter 6: Being Productive with the Raspberry Pi 121</p> <p>Chapter 7: Editing Photos on the Raspberry Pi with GIMP 133</p> <p>Chapter 8: Playing Audio and Video on the Raspberry Pi 143</p> <p><b>Part 4: Programming the Raspberry Pi</b><b> 155</b></p> <p>Chapter 9: Introducing Programming with Scratch 157</p> <p>Chapter 10: Programming an Arcade Game Using Scratch 177</p> <p>Chapter 11: Writing Programs in Python 201</p> <p>Chapter 12: Creating a Game with Python and Pygame Zero 233</p> <p>Chapter 13: Programming Minecraft with Python 251</p> <p>Chapter 14: Making Music with Sonic Pi 275</p> <p><b>Part 5: Exploring Electronics with the Raspberry Pi</b><b> 291</b></p> <p>Chapter 15: Understanding Circuits 293</p> <p>Chapter 16: Taking Control of Your Pi’s Circuitry 319</p> <p>Chapter 17: Lots of Multicolored LEDs 357</p> <p>Chapter 18: Old McDonald’s Farm and Other RFID Adventures 391</p> <p><b>Part 6: The Part of Tens</b><b> 425</b></p> <p>Chapter 19: Ten Great Software Packages for the Raspberry Pi 427</p> <p>Chapter 20: Ten Inspiring Projects for the Raspberry Pi 439</p> <p>Chapter 21: Ten Great Add-Ons for the Raspberry Pi 447</p> <p>Appendix: Troubleshooting and Configuring the Raspberry Pi 455</p> <p>Index 467</p>
<p><b>Sean McManus </b>is an expert technology and business author. His previous books include <i>Mission Python, Coder Academy</i>, and <i>Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps</i>.</p> <p><b>Mike Cook </b>is a former professor in physics at Manchester Metropolitan University. His other books include <i>Raspberry Pi Projects</i> and <i>Raspberry Pi Projects For Dummies</i>.</p>
<p><b>Try a little DIY with your Raspberry Pi!</b></p> <p>The bite-size Raspberry Pi is a wildly popular computer with many uses — just don’t try putting ice cream on top! <i>Raspberry Pi For Dummies</i> is your go-to for all the how-tos and must-dos of the Pi. With your computer in the palm of your hand and this book by your side, you can set up Linux, learn about circuits, dip into Scratch and Python coding, or program Minecraft. With this edition, you’ll discover the Raspberry Pi 4 (or Raspberry Pi 400), Scratch 3, and the latest games and add-ons. Let Dummies show you the way.</p> <p><b>Inside...</b></p> <ul> <li>Use the Raspberry Pi for work and play</li> <li>Install Linux and learn the OS basics</li> <li>Get started with programming</li> <li>Make music with Sonic Pi</li> <li>Learn Scratch and Python</li> <li>Code mazes with Minecraft</li> <li>Build projects with LEDs and RFID</li> <li>Attach extra hardware</li> </ul>

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