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JavaFX Essentials by Mohamed Taman

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Which module should you buy?

At the time of writing, there are five models of the Raspberry Pi: A, A+, B, B+, and since February 2015 the new model Pi 2 model B. Here is a comparison between the versions A+ and 2 B.

Model A+

Model 2 B

Costs ~$25

Costs ~$35

One USB port

Four USB ports

No Ethernet

Standard Ethernet connection

256 MB RAM

1 GB RAM

The model A+ is cheaper, but only has one USB port and no Ethernet connection. This may not be a problem. If you connect a powered USB hub to the Model A+ and then employ a USB-to-WiFi adapter, you have all the networking capabilities of Model B+. One main difference between the two models is the amount of RAM. Model A+ has 256 MB of RAM. The model B+ has a 512 MB RAM and 2 B has a 1 GB RAM. This ...

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