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2. All About Raspberry Pi

Stewart Watkiss

(1)Redditch, UK

It’s time to pull out the Raspberry Pi and get started. This chapter looks at the Raspberry Pi from both the hardware and software points of view. This chapter concentrates on the GPIO ports and the programming tools that will be useful for later chapters. It goes beyond the essentials, as a wider understanding of Linux will help with future projects involving the Raspberry Pi.

Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a low-cost computer designed as a way to learn programming. It also makes a great platform for hobbyists looking for a computer to use with electronic projects. ...

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