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Learning Banana Pi by Daniel Blair

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Chapter 5. Hardware for Your Pi

Now that we have explored working with some of the programming languages that are available to you on the Banana Pi, we can start getting into the hardware side of things. We can write the code now that we will use to interact with LEDs and motors. In this chapter, we will talk about breadboarding your Pi and some of the components that you can use in your projects.

Hardware prototyping is made easy when you have a tool like the Banana Pi. In the previous chapters, we wrote code that interacted with the GPIO pins. Now we are going to use these pins to do some fun stuff. There are some things that we need to cover first, such as what hardware is required for this and how to properly use the hardware. The following ...

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