Learning Raspberry Pi

Unlock your creative programming potential by creating web technologies, image processing, electronics- and robotics-based projects using the Raspberry Pi

Learning Raspberry Pi

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Samarth Shah

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Unlock your creative programming potential by creating web technologies, image processing, electronics- and robotics-based projects using the Raspberry Pi
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ISBN 139781783982820
Paperback258 pages

Book Description

Raspberry Pi is one of the most popular development boards and a staple tool among developers because of its low cost and flexibility.

Learning Raspberry Pi is a practical tutorial, providing you with the skills required to design and build your own projects. By working through the examples and projects in the book, you will build up your knowledge of software and hardware development and be able to create projects of your own.

This book contains a set of tutorials and examples for commonly used technologies, accompanied by practical projects that bring the topics together. Each individual project that you become involved with allows you to develop an important set of skills, building up your confidence to tackle more advanced applications of your own.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Raspberry Pi
Getting to know your Raspberry Pi
Installation methods
User management
Remotely accessing Raspberry Pi
Installing a web server
Summary
Chapter 2: Developing Web Applications
Getting started with HTML, JavaScript, and jQuery
An introduction to Python
Creating an Internet radio station
Deploying Flask applications
Summary
Chapter 3: Introduction to Electronics
Understanding the physics behind electronics
Basic laws of electronics
Electronics components
Developing a digital clock
Developing an e-mail notifier
Developing an alarm clock
Summary
Chapter 4: Getting into Robotics
Introduction to robotics
More electronic components
Developing a remote-controlled robot with live feed and live distance to the nearest wall
Summary
Chapter 5: Introduction to Image Processing
What is image processing?
The Raspberry Pi camera module
The image processing library
A quick start to image processing
Creating time-lapse videos with the Raspberry Pi camera
Developing a Twitter-controlled Raspberry Pi camera
Summary
Chapter 6: Image Processing Algorithms
Important image processing operations
Core algorithms
Machine learning
Projects
Summary
Chapter 7: Troubleshooting, Tips/Tricks, and Resources for Advanced Users
Troubleshooting
Tips and tricks
Resources for advanced users
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Get to grips with the basics of Linux administration, along with the inner workings of Linux distributions
  • Develop a web interface that can be used to upload selected files and create playlists
  • Discover how to connect your Raspberry Pi to the real world using analog inputs
  • Build your own remote-controlled robot
  • Get to know about different image processing operations
  • Explore troubleshooting tips and tricks
  • Create your own Twitter-enabled Raspberry Pi camera

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Raspberry Pi
Getting to know your Raspberry Pi
Installation methods
User management
Remotely accessing Raspberry Pi
Installing a web server
Summary
Chapter 2: Developing Web Applications
Getting started with HTML, JavaScript, and jQuery
An introduction to Python
Creating an Internet radio station
Deploying Flask applications
Summary
Chapter 3: Introduction to Electronics
Understanding the physics behind electronics
Basic laws of electronics
Electronics components
Developing a digital clock
Developing an e-mail notifier
Developing an alarm clock
Summary
Chapter 4: Getting into Robotics
Introduction to robotics
More electronic components
Developing a remote-controlled robot with live feed and live distance to the nearest wall
Summary
Chapter 5: Introduction to Image Processing
What is image processing?
The Raspberry Pi camera module
The image processing library
A quick start to image processing
Creating time-lapse videos with the Raspberry Pi camera
Developing a Twitter-controlled Raspberry Pi camera
Summary
Chapter 6: Image Processing Algorithms
Important image processing operations
Core algorithms
Machine learning
Projects
Summary
Chapter 7: Troubleshooting, Tips/Tricks, and Resources for Advanced Users
Troubleshooting
Tips and tricks
Resources for advanced users
Summary

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Paperback258 pages
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