DIY hardware hacking...easy as Pi (R)! Raspberry Pi is taking off like a rocket! You can use this amazing, dirt-cheap, credit card-sized computer to learn powerful hardware hacking techniques as you build incredibly creative and useful projects! This complete, full-color guide requires absolutely no experience with either hardware hacking or computer programming. Colorful photos guide you through each project, and the step-by-step instructions are stunningly clear and easy! 1. Start with the absolute basics: * Discover why millions of people are so passionate about the Pi! * Tour the hardware, including storage, connections, and networking * Install and run Raspbian, Raspberry Pi's Linux-based operating system * Manage devices and configuration files * Network Raspberry Pi and add Wi-Fi * Program Raspberry Pi using Python, Scratch, XHTML, PHP, and MySQL 2. Next, build all these great projects: * Media Center * Retro Console Video Game Station * Minecraft Server * Web Server * Portable Webcam * Security & Privacy Device 3.
Then, master all these cutting-edge techniques: * Overclock Raspberry Pi for better performance * Link Raspberry Pi to the Arduino and Arduino clones, including the AlaMode and the Gertboard * Use the Pi to build electronics prototypes using a breadboard
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)