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Raspberry Pi for Kids for Dummies
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Getting acquainted with your Raspberry Pi has never been sweeter

Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set-up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step-by-step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading the operating system and setting up your Raspberry Pi to creating art in Tux Paint and designing games with Scratch, everything you need to have fun with Pi is inside!

Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies leaves the confusing tech talk behind and explains in plain English how to unleash all the cool possibilities of Pi, like playing Minecraft in Python, using HTML to make a website, managing and customizing your Raspberry Pi, playing music with Sonic Pi, and understanding and playing with the GPIO.

  • Teaches the basics of Raspberry Pi in a simple and thorough approach
  • Shows you how to zoom around Pi, all while learning valuable programming skills
  • Offers tons of exciting projects to keep you engaged as you learn
  • Includes instruction on everything you need to troubleshoot Raspberry Pi
  • If you're aspiring computer programmer age 8-18 and want to start having fun with Pi, look no further than Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies.

    The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

    Getting acquainted with your Raspberry Pi has never been sweeter

    Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set-up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step-by-step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading the operating system and setting up your Raspberry Pi to creating art in Tux Paint and designing games with Scratch, everything you need to have fun with Pi is inside!

    Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies leaves the confusing tech talk behind and explains in plain English how to unleash all the cool possibilities of Pi, like playing Minecraft in Python, using HTML to make a website, managing and customizing your Raspberry Pi, playing music with Sonic Pi, and understanding and playing with the GPIO.

  • Teaches the basics of Raspberry Pi in a simple and thorough approach
  • Shows you how to zoom around Pi, all while learning valuable programming skills
  • Offers tons of exciting projects to keep you engaged as you learn
  • Includes instruction on everything you need to troubleshoot Raspberry Pi
  • If you're aspiring computer programmer age 8-18 and want to start having fun with Pi, look no further than Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies.

    The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

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    About the Author-
    • Richard Wentk is a developer with more than 15 years' experience and is one of the UK's most reliable technology writers. He has authored or coauthored several books on coding, app development, and software, including Teach Yourself VISUALLY Raspberry Pi.

    Table of Contents-
    • Introduction 1

      Week 1: Making a Pi 7

      Chapter 1: Find Parts for Your Pi 9

      Chapter 2: Create a Mind for Your Pi 27

      Chapter 3: Connect Your Pi 46

      Chapter 4: Power Up and Get Started 57

      Chapter 5: Use the Desktop 76

      Week 2: Simple Programming Projects 93

      Chapter 6: Start Scratch from Scratch 95

      Chapter 7: Meet Sonic Pi 118

      Week 3: Finding Out More about Programming 135

      Chapter 8: Get Started with Python 137

      Chapter 9: Make a Guessing Game with Python 153

      Chapter 10: Dig into Linux Commands 179

      Chapter 11: Manage and Customize Linux 193

      Week 4: Fun Pi Software Projects 215

      Chapter 12: Throw Shapes with Turtles 217

      Chapter 13: Combine Minecraft and Python 240

      Chapter 14: Make a Dumb Website 254

      Chapter 15: Make a Smart Website 273

      Week 5: Working with a Webcam 295

      Chapter 16: Take Photos with a Webcam 297

      Chapter 17: Make a Simple Webcam 309

      Index 321

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