Raspberry Pi User Guide, 3rd Edition
The “unofficial official” guide to the Raspberry Pi, complete with creator insight.
Raspberry Pi User Guide, 3rd Edition contains everything you need to know to get up and running with Raspberry Pi. This book is the go-to guide for newcomers who want to dive right in. This updated third edition covers the model B+ Raspberry Pi and its software, additional USB ports, and changes to the GPIO, including new information on Arduino and Minecraft on the Pi. You’ll find clear, step-by-step instructions for everything from software installation and configuration to customizing your Raspberry Pi with capability-expanding add-ons. Learn basic Linux sysadmin skills and flexible programming languages that allow you to make your Pi into whatever you want it to be.
The Raspberry Pi was created by the UK non-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation to help get kids interested in programming. Affordable, portable, and utterly adorable, the Pi exceeded all expectations, introducing millions of people to programming since its creation. The Raspberry Pi User Guide helps you and your Pi get acquainted, with clear instructions in easy to understand language.
- Install software, configure, and connect your Raspberry Pi to other devices
- Master basic Linux systems administration to better understand nomenclature and conventions
- Write basic productivity and multimedia programs in Scratch and Python
- Extend capabilities with add-ons like Gertboard, Arduino, and more
The Raspberry Pi has become a fully-fledged phenomenon, popular with tinkerers, hackers, experimenters, and inventors. If you want to get started but aren’t sure where to begin, Raspberry Pi User Guide contains everything you need.
Eben Upton is a founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation and serves as the CEO of Raspberry Pi (Trading), its commercial arm. In an earlier life he founded two mobile games companies and was Director of Studies for Computer Science at St John’s College, Cambridge. He holds a BA, a PhD, and an MBA from the University of Cambridge.
Gareth Halfacree is a freelance technology journalist and the co-author of the Raspberry Pi User Guide alongside project co-founder Eben Upton. Gareth can often be seen reviewing, documenting or even contributing to projects, including GNU/Linux, LibreOffice, Fritzing, and Arduino.