The new edition of this bestselling TAB guide from electronics guru Simon Monk is fully updated for the latest version, Raspberry Pi B+, and the smaller Raspberry Pi A+. Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python, Second Edition, is revised to cover the Raspberry Pi B+, the smaller Raspberry Pi A+, and updates to the Raspbian operating system and associated hardware.
You'll learn the basics of Python programming with hands-on examples, downloadable example code, and engaging projects that show you how to make the Raspberry Pi interact with the real world.
Find out how to set up hardware and software, write and debug applications, create user-friendly interfaces, and control external electronics Fast-paced introduction gets you up and running quickly No prior knowledge of programming or electronics is required How-to instructions for software and hardware projects, including game programming, a thermostat, and a robot
About the Author
Dr. Simon Monk has a bachelor's degree in cybernetics and computer science and a Ph.D. in software engineering. He is now a full-time writer and has authored numerous books, including Programming Arduino, 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius, Hacking Electronics, and Fritzing for Inventors. Dr. Monk also runs the website monk.makes.com, which features his own products.
2. Getting Started
3. Python Basics
4. Classes and Methods
5. Strings, Lists and Dictionaries
6. Graphical User Interfaces
7.Connecting Electronics to the Raspberry Pi
8. Serial Interfaces
9. RGB LED Slider Example
11. The Raspberry Pi Bot
12. What Next?