Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python
A Paperback edition by Simon Monk in English (Nov 20, 2012)
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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,... Read more
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.
Programming the Raspberry Pi: Getting Started with Python Paperback edition by Simon Monk
Chapter 1. Introduction What is the Raspberry Pi? What can you do with a Raspberry Pi? A Tour of the Raspberry Pi Setting Up Booting Up Summary Chapter 2. Getting Started Linux The Desktop The Internet Applications Internet Resources Summary Chapter 3. Python Basics What is a Programming Language? IDLE Numbers Variables For Loops Simulating Dice If While Summary Chapter 4. Strings, Lists and Dictionaries String Theory Lists Functions Hangman Dictionaries Tuples Exceptions Summary of Functions Summary Chapter 5. Modules, Classes and Methods Modules Object-Orientation Defining Classes Inheritance Summary Chapter 6. Files and Internet Files Pickling Internet Summary Chapter 7. Graphical User Interfaces Tkinter Hello World Temperature Converter Other GUI Widgets Dialogs Menus The Canvas Summary Chapter 8. Games Programming What is Pygame? Hello Pygame A Raspberry Game Summary Chapter 9. Interfacing Hardware GPIO Pin Connections Direct connection to GPIO Pins Expansion Boards Prototyping Boards Arduino and Pi Summary Chapter 10. Prototyping Project (Clock) What You Need Hardware Assembly Software Phase Two Summary Chapter 11. The RaspiRobot What You Need Phase 1. A Basic Rover Hardware Assembly Phase 2. Adding a Rangefinder and Screen Summary Chapter 12. What Next? Linux Resources Python Resources Raspberry Pi Specific Resources Other Programming Languages Applications and Projects Summary
Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. Dr. Monk has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is a full-time writer on hobby electronics and open source hardware. He is the author of numerous electronics books, including 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius and Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius, as well as co-author of Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition.
The second edition of this bestselling TAB guide from electronics guru Simon Monk is fully updated for the latest version, Raspberry Pi B+, the smaller Raspberry Pi A+, and updates to the Raspbian operating system and associated hardware.
The second edition of this popular cookbook provides more than 240 hands-on recipes for running this tiny low-cost computer with Linux, programming it with Python, and hooking up sensors, motors, and other hardware-including Arduino and the Internet of Things.
Shows you how to add interesting FPGA and Verilog functions to your Arduino and Raspberry Pi creations. This hands-on guide is for makers who have been working with Raspberry Pi or Arduino and want to take their projects to the next level with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and Verilog.
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