Raspberry Pi Beginner's Guide

How to use your new computer

by Gareth Halfacree

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Book Description

Fully updated for Raspberry Pi 400, Raspberry Pi 4, and the latest software, this 252-page official Raspberry Pi book is crammed with projects and beginner's guides containing all the information you need to get started using your new computer!

Learn how to set up your Raspberry Pi, install an operating system, and start using it. Follow step-by-step guides to code your own animations and games, using both the Scratch 3 and Python languages. Create amazing projects by connecting electronic components to Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins. Plus much, much more!

252 pages of essential information:
- Set up your Raspberry Pi, install its operating system, and start using this fully functional computer.
- Start coding projects, with step-by-step guides using the Scratch 3 and Python programming languages.
- Experiment with connecting electronic components and have fun creating amazing projects.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA). You can download Raspberry Pi Beginner's Guide ebook for free in PDF format (37.2 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Get to know your Raspberry Pi
Chapter 2
Getting started with your Raspberry Pi
Chapter 3
Using your Raspberry Pi
Chapter 4
Programming with Scratch 3
Chapter 5
Programming with Python
Chapter 6
Physical computing with Scratch & Python
Chapter 7
Physical computing with the Sense HAT
Chapter 8
Raspberry Pi Camera Module
Appendix A
Installing an OS to a microSD card
Appendix B
Installing and uninstalling software
Appendix C
The command-line interface
Appendix D
Further reading
Appendix E
Raspberry Pi Configuration Tool
Appendix F
High Quality Camera setup
Appendix G
Raspberry Pi specifications
Appendix H
Raspberry Pi safety & user guide

Book Details

Computer Science
Raspberry Pi Press
ISBN13 Digital
ISBN10 Digital
PDF Size
37.2 MB

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