2019 Ultimate Guide to Raspberry Pi: Tips, Tricks and Hacks [Video]

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Learn
  • Learn the ins and outs of working with the Terminal and Linux commands
  • How to install software using the APT Package system
  • Learn how to set up a Web Server
  • Learn how to work with GPIO pins and read external inputs and sensors (buttons and PIR sensors)
  • Learn how to work with USB Cameras
  • Learn how to use the Raspberry Pi Camera Module and interact with it programmatically
  • Learn how to make an Amazon Echo Clone
About

This course will provide the information you need to master the Raspberry Pi 3! It assumes no prior programming or electronics knowledge and walks you through everything you need to know to use the platform to the fullest! The following are some of the topics that are covered:

  • We will first delve into what the Raspberry Pi is and learn what components you need to set everything up
  • Step by step videos on how to set it up
  • We walk you through how to easily flash an SD card with any OS for the Pi
  • We provide tips to prevent SD card corruption
  • We provide configuration tips for the Raspbian Operating System
  • Multiple methods of connecting remotely to your Raspberry Pi will be covered to show how you can run it in "headless mode" without a monitor
  • We delve into the Terminal and Linux commands to show how you can navigate your system, work with files, and perform network and system commands and keyboard shortcuts
  • We explore the APT Package system in depth to show how to install any software for your Pi
  • Best practices for securing your Raspberry Pi are covered
  • We install a web server using different approaches
  • We work with GPIO pins and show how you can control LEDs, determine if a button is pressed, work with a PIR sensor, and make a PIR sensor alarm circuit
  • We provide Python code reviews for projects so you understand how the software and hardware work together
  • We work with cameras and images and show how you can set up a USB webcam and install software to create a live streaming camera feed
  • We use the Raspberry Pi Camera module and show how you can interact with it programmatically to record photos and video and create special effects
  • We create a working Amazon Echo Clone with the Alexa Voice Service
  • Much much more!

All the code files are placed at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/2019-Ultimate-Guide-to-Raspberry-Pi-Tips-Tricks-and-Hacks

Style and Appraoch

This course will teach you the Raspberry Pi 3 with a step-by-step approach; you'll gain in-depth knowledge, via practical examples.

Features
  • Understand what the Raspberry Pi is and how to set it up
  • Understand the process of installing any OS for the Raspberry Pi
  • Understand how to connect remotely to your Raspberry Pi and run it in headless mode
Course Length 4 hours 30 minutes
ISBN 9781838559540
Date Of Publication 23 Jan 2019

Authors

Lee Assam

Lee Assam - Electrical and Software Engineer, University Instructor
Lee holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master's Degree in Computer Science. He has taught at Universities on topics ranging from Software Development to Electrical Engineering and prototyping. He likes coming up with new ideas and prototyping them using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms. His passion for innovation has resulted in several wins in Hack Day competitions. He is a US Patent holder and has numerous US Patent Applications currently being reviewed. He tries to understand how the latest technology can be used to solve business problems and challenges in creative ways. His hobby is Arduino and the Internet of Things. He has been playing around with the Arduino and the Raspberry Pi platforms since their inception, and he uses his Electrical Engineering background coupled with software development skills to create and develop exciting projects. He prefers a hands-on, project-based learning approach and uses his teaching background to make concepts fun and entertaining, while at the same time educational and informative.