Raspberry Pi 2 Manual: A practical guide to the revolutionary small computer

Raspberry Pi 2 Manual: A practical guide to the revolutionary small computer

By: Gray Girling (author)Hardback

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Description

The Raspberry Pi Manual is the perfect introduction to the affordable small computer. This new edition covers the Rasberry Pi 2 (model B) and is printed in full colour throughout. It is aimed at those switching on their Pi for the first time, guiding them through the full process of setup and configuration. The manual then introduces various aspects of computing and programming - subjects that have been sadly absent from the school curriculum for many years - and provides a variety of recipes to demonstrate the acclaimed versatility of the Raspberry Pi's hardware and software. With authorship from an expert close to the project and the trademark Haynes `how to' approach, this is the manual everyone needs to get started with their Raspberry Pi, whether at home or in the classroom.

About Author

Dr Gray Girling studied computer science at the University of Cambridge and was involved in testing one of the very first BBC Micros for Acorn Computers in the early 1980s. He has since worked for Acorn and a host of other computer and technology companies. Having worked as an engineer for Broadcom, he has been involved closely with the development of the Raspberry Pi computer, and is perfectly placed to provide a thorough and authoritative introduction to using and programming it.

Contents

Revised for Raspberry Pi v2 and Raspberry Pi A+Includes more help for the Mac userNew sections about the Raspberry Pi Foundation's camera modules and their touch screenInformation about the Hardware Attached on Top (HAT) add-on board interfaceIntroduces key aspects of computing, providing background and historical contentCovers a range of practical topics including operating systems, programme languages and networkingTeaches essential hardware and software 'recipes' to use in your own projectsComplete 'meal plans' provide fully worked and ready-to-go examplesDesigned for the capable but uninformed reader, assuming little previous knowledge

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781785210730
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781785210730
  • weight: 830
  • ISBN10: 1785210734

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