Raspberry Pi Bootcamp: For the Beginner [Video]

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  • Build a gaming system with Raspberry Pi
  • Understand how to work with GPIO pins and external peripherals
  • Install and configure a web server
  • Learn how to control circuits and peripherals over the internet via a web page

This course is an introduction to the Raspberry Pi platform. It uses the latest Raspberry Pi 3 and targets all levels, including people simply interested in learning about the Raspberry Pi and its capabilities. After completing this course:

  • You will understand all the components needed to get your Raspberry Pi up-and-running and how to connect them
  • You will learn how to easily prepare an SD card and flash it for any operating system for the Pi
  • You will learn to work with GPIO (General Purpose Input Output) pins and programmatically control them with Python
  • You will be able to build simple circuits with an LED and interface them to GPIO pins
  • You will build a fully functioning gaming system with RetroPie to play old Nintendo, Sega, and PlayStation games and games from many other older consoles.
  • You will build a Personal Digital Assistant or Google Home Clone using the Google Assistant API complete with robust speech recognition
  • You will learn about the different types of Raspberry Pi model
  • You will learn the difference between the Arduino and Raspberry Pi and when each should be used
  • Lots more bonus content is included and new content will be added over time

The course will benefit anyone who wants to learn and explore the Raspberry Pi.

All the code files are placed at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Raspberry-Pi-Bootcamp-For-the-Beginner

Style and Approach

This course gets you started in the Raspberry PI world as a novice and explains via a step-by-step approach what you need, and why, to accomplish tasks.

  • Become familiar with the Raspberry Pi
  • Learn how to easily prepare SD cards for any Raspberry Pi operating system
  • Build a digital assistant using the Google Assistant API and Raspberry Pi
Course Length 2 hours 9 minutes
ISBN 9781838554132
Date Of Publication 23 Jan 2019


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.