Getting Started with Python and Raspberry Pi

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  • Fundamentals of Python applications
  • Designing applications for multi-threading
  • Interacting with electronics and physical devices
  • Debugging applications when they go wrong
  • Packaging and installing Python modules
  • User interface design using Qt
  • Building easy to use command-line interfaces
  • Connecting applications to the Internet

The Raspberry Pi is one of the smallest and most affordable single board computers that has taken over the world of hobby electronics and programming, and the Python programming language makes this the perfect platform to start coding with.

The book will start with a brief introduction to Raspberry Pi and Python. We will direct you to the official documentation that helps you set up your Raspberry Pi with the necessary equipment such as the monitor, keyboard, mouse, power supply, and so on. It will then dive right into the basics of Python programming. Later, it will focus on other Python tasks, for instance, interfacing with hardware, GUI programming, and more. Once you get well versed with the basic programming, the book will then teach you to develop Python/Raspberry Pi applications.

By the end of this book, you will be able to develop Raspberry Pi applications with Python and will have good understanding of Python programming for Raspberry Pi.

  • Learn the fundamentals of Python scripting and application programming
  • Design user-friendly command-line and graphical user interfaces
  • A step-by-step guide to learning Python programming with the Pi
Page Count 200
Course Length 6 hours 0 minutes
ISBN 9781783551590
Date Of Publication 28 Sep 2015


Dan Nixon

Dan Nixon is a software and electronics engineer living in the north of England. He has past experience of creating software for data analysis, process control, and business intelligence applications. In most of these projects, Python was one of the main languages used.

Dan previously authored another book on the uses of the Raspberry Pi, called Raspberry Pi Blueprints, and has worked on many personal projects that use both Python and the Raspberry Pi.