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Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python By Mcgraw-hill (9780071807838) MCM Part #81-3365

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Create innovative programs and fun games on your tiny yet powerful Raspberry Pi.

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In this book, electronics guru Simon Monk explains the basics of Raspberry Pi application development, while providing hands-on examples and ready-to-use scripts. See how to set up hardware and software, write and debug applications, create user-friendly interfaces, and control external electronics. Do-it-yourself projects include a hangman game, an LED clock, and a software-controlled roving robot.

Features
  • Boot up and configure your Raspberry Pi
  • Navigate files, folders, and menus
  • Create Python programs using the IDLE editor
  • Work with strings, lists, and functions
  • Use and write your own libraries, modules, and classes
  • Add Web features to your programs
  • Develop interactive games with Pygame
  • Interface with devices through the GPIO port
  • Build a Raspberry Pi Robot and LED Clock
  • Build professional-quality GUIs using Tkinter

Part Numbers
MCM Part #:81-3365
Mcgraw-hill Part #:9780071807838
Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.57 lbs.
Hazardous:No
RoHS Comp:No
Warranty:90 days
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Length:9 in.
Width:6 in.
Height:0.5 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages
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MCM Cat 57, Page 696
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  • by bradbrannon

    on 5/29/2013

    Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python

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    I have been a Python programmer for a number of years but not very active recently. This book was a great refresher plus I found it quite useful for features/functions within Python that I didn't know existed. While focused on the RPi, it was quite useful as a general language refresher as well. Well worth the price if you are getting started or brushing up.