Raspberry Pi for Kids For Dummies by Richard Wentk
  

Raspberry Pi for Kids For Dummies

Written by Richard Wentk
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Part of the For Kids For Dummies Series

RRP £21.99

Synopsis

Raspberry Pi for Kids For Dummies by Richard Wentk

Getting acquainted with your Raspberry Pi has never been sweeter Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set-up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step-by-step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading the operating system and setting up your Raspberry Pi to creating art in Tux Paint and designing games with Scratch, everything you need to have fun with Pi is inside! Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies leaves the confusing tech talk behind and explains in plain English how to unleash all the cool possibilities of Pi, like playing Minecraft in Python, using HTML to make a website, managing and customizing your Raspberry Pi, playing music with Sonic Pi, and understanding and playing with the GPIO. * Teaches the basics of Raspberry Pi in a simple and thorough approach * Shows you how to zoom around Pi, all while learning valuable programming skills * Offers tons of exciting projects to keep you engaged as you learn * Includes instruction on everything you need to troubleshoot Raspberry Pi If you're aspiring computer programmer age 8-18 and want to start having fun with Pi, look no further than Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies.

Reviews

Definitely worth exploring (ICT in Education, March 2016) Remembering the intended target audience, the inevitable setting up chapters are both necessary and well judged, with details on cables and other information to enable younger makers to get going without adult help. Ignoring the For Kids branding, this book would be a valuable start for any nervous adult computer user keen to gain Pi enlightenment. (MagPi, September 2015)

About the Author

Richard Wentk is a developer with more than 15 years' experience and is one of the UK's most reliable technology writers. He has authored or coauthored several books on coding, app development, and software, including Teach Yourself VISUALLY Raspberry Pi.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Author

Richard Wentk
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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc
www.wiley.com

Publication date

28th July 2015

ISBN

9781119049517


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