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Creative Projects with Raspberry Pi

Build gadgets, cameras, tools, games and more with this guide to Raspberry Pi: Foreword by David Braben OBE FREng co-founder of Raspberry Pi Foundation

By Kirsten Kearney and Will Freeman

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  • £12.99

Discover dozens of the most remarkable, ingenious ways to use Raspberry Pi - the computer that has put the fun back into computer programming.

Discover dozens of the most remarkable, ingenious ways to use Raspberry Pi - the computer that has put the fun back into computer programming.

Raspberry Pi is the most versatile and affordable computer ever made - and you don't even need any coding skills to use it. Showing the many different ways to use Raspberry Pi, the projects in this book will appeal to creatives from all walks of life.

The Raspberry Pi was designed expressly to make computer programming fun and enjoyable. The size of a credit card, the little circuit board computer is cheap and simple enough for anyone, anywhere in the world, to learn how to create computer programs easily. Learn step by step how to complete simple projects with your Raspberry Pi and explore the most innovative inventions ever made with the little computer that could. These amazing 'Pideas' show how easy it is to develop fantastic homebrew electronics. With tips from master Pi engineers you can create anything you can think of, from your own video games and robots to expressing yourself artistically, and even performing scientific experiments.

25 of these projects are sourced from the greatest makers in the world, and are designed to showcase the ultimate possibilities with Pi. These are accompanied by 10 'inspired-by' projects that even a novice could make, including full step-by-step building instructions. Every project includes a web link to pick up extra apps and coding to make the projects even easier.

Biographical Notes

Kirsten Kearney has been a tech and computer games journalist for a decade. She began her career as a researcher and producer in broadcasting at the BBC. She has written reviews, columns and features for many of the digital magazines and websites in the UK and is the Editor-in-Chief of the highly successful games media website www.ready-up.net. She is the co-author of the bestselling Create and Construct: Incredible Minecraft Cities and Create and Construct: Super Structures in Minecraft, also published by Mitchell Beazley: these books have combined sales of 419,000 copies.

Will Freeman is a freelance video games journalist, and contributing editor to the trade publication Develop, which covers the technology, creative process and business of making games. He also consults on games, serves as a game script editor, and covers board games for The Observer newspaper.

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  • ISBN: 9781784723057
  • Publication date: 15 Jun 2017
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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