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Raspberry Pi: Amazing Projects from Scratch by Richard Grimmett, Matthew Poole, Arush Kakkar, Ashwin Pajankar

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Raspberry Pi and Python

One can learn about topics in computer science in an easy way with the Raspberry Pi and Python. The Raspberry Pi family of single-board computers uses Python as the preferred development language. Using Raspberry Pi and Python to learn programming and computer science-related concepts is one of the best ways to start your journey in this amazing world of computers that is full of creative possibilities. We will explore these possibilities in this book.

We will commence our journey in this chapter by getting ourselves familiar with the following topics:

  • Single-board computers
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Raspbian
  • Setting up Raspberry Pi
  • Basics of Python
  • Turtle programming with Python

Single-board computers

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