CHAPTER 1

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Your First Bite of Raspberry Pi

This chapter is where we finally get our hands dirty. If you decided to skip the introduction in your eagerness to get up and running, that’s fine; you won’t have missed anything critical for this chapter. However, make a note to pay the introduction a visit in the not too distant future as it gives you a lot of background on the Pi and what makes it so special.

Now, back to dirty hands! We are going to start off by unpacking the Pi and going through the list of things that you need to actually get it up and running. Once we’ve hooked everything up, we’ll then need to sort out something for it to run—in ...

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