Python Programming for Raspberry Pi

ISBN-10: 0789752050

ISBN-13: 9780789752055

Edition: 2014

Authors: Richard Blum, Christine Bresnahan

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The Raspberry Pi has taken the world by storm. At under $40, this tiny device is a full-fledged PC that’s already being used in home automation, robotics, home theater, and a world of other applications. Sams Teach Yourself Raspberry Pi Programming in 24 Hours guides you through every step of learning Python programming on Raspberry Pi, and gives you a springboard for creative projects on this immensely popular new platform. Perfect for students, teachers, hobbyists, and anyone discovering the passion of “DIY” hardware projects, it combines the skills and inspiration you need to do what you want with the Raspberry Pi – not just someone else’s “pre-packaged” ideas. Learn how to: Set up Raspberry Pi, Raspian Linux, and your Python programming environmentLearn Python basics, including arithmetic and structured commandsMaster advanced techniques: lists, tuples, dictionaries, sets, strings, files, modules, and morePractice simple object-oriented programmingUse exception handling to make your programs more reliableStart programming Graphical User Interfaces and gamesLearn network, web, and database techniques you can also use in business softwareWalk through example projects that inspire you to do even moreRichard Blum and Christine Bresnahan combine just the right depth of Python instruction with plenty of expert guidance and easy-to-understand examples. Throughout, their step-by-step instructions walk you through key tasks... Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises test your knowledge... “Did You Know?” tips offer insider advice... “Watch Out!” alerts help you avoid problems. By the time you’re finished, you won’t just understand core Python and Raspberry Pi concepts: you’ll be ready to create inspired original projects of your own.
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List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880

The Raspberry Pi Programming Environment
Setting up the Raspberry Pi
The Raspian Linux Distribution
Setting up a Programming Environment
Python Fundamentals
Basics of Python
Basic Arithmetic
Structured Commands
More Structured Commands
Advanced Python
Using Lists and Tuples
Dictionaries and Sets
Working with Strings
Using Files
Creating Functions
Working with Modules
Object-oriented programming
Exception Handling
Graphical Programming
GUI Programming
Game Programming
Business Programming
Using the Network
Database Programming
Web Programming
Raspberry Pi Python Projects
Basic Pi/Python Projects
Advanced Pi/Python Projects
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