Raspberry Pi: Amazing Projects from Scratch by Ashwin Pajankar

By Ashwin Pajankar

Explore the powers of Raspberry Pi and construct your own initiatives correct out of the box

About This Book

  • From robotics to gaming, this studying direction will liberate your creativity!
  • Build your personal amazing IoT tasks to remodel your home
  • Featuring a few of Packt's best possible Raspberry Pi content material, this studying course does not simply get you for your vacation spot – it opens up a complete horizon of possibilities!

Who This e-book Is For

Want new principles to your subsequent Raspberry Pi undertaking? obtained one mendacity round collecting dirt? This studying course will get you instantly into the artistic soiled paintings of programming and twiddling with your pi. no matter if your new to Raspberry Pi, or an skilled maker, we predict this studying direction will encourage you and get your inventive juices flowing!

What you'll Learn

  • Discover an aweome diversity of Raspberry Pi projects
  • Bridge the distance among software program and via your Pi and the way to make an working process have interaction with cameras and different hardware
  • Find out how one can use your Raspberry Pi for gaming
  • Secure your place with this tiny computer!
  • Make technology fiction a truth – construct a jogging robot

In Detail

Looking for concept on your subsequent Raspberry Pi undertaking? uncertain the place to start? This studying course is definitely the right starting point, supplying you with an available but accomplished trip via Raspberry Pi. Following 3 modules, you will soon be convinced and ready to get artistic together with your microcomputer.

Raspberry Pi through instance is the 1st module during this studying direction – and it does precisely what it says. It does not simply educate, it exhibits you the way to head and construct a few striking Raspberry Pi tasks instantly. construct and play your personal video games with the Pi, construct a whole net of items domestic automation method that controls your place via Twitter... permit your mind's eye run wild!

In the subsequent module we are going to glance in additional intensity at construction a house safeguard process. you will be utilizing many of the abilities you devoped in the course of the first module, yet follow them to anything extra complex and bold. utilizing a Linux established working process because the foundations, you will progressively building up a complete safeguard infrastructure including cameras, distant controls, or even intrusion alerts!

In the ultimate module, we are going to take you into the realm of Raspberry Pi robotics. by way of the tip of it, you will have outfitted a biped robotic which could engage with its environment!

This studying direction combines the very best that Packt has to provide in a single whole, curated package deal. It contains content material from the next Packt products:

  • Raspberry Pi by way of instance via Ashwin Pajankar and Arush Kakkar
  • Building a house protection approach with Raspberry Pi by way of Matthew Pole
  • Raspberry Pi Robotics necessities by way of Richard Grimmett

Style and approach

It's now not each day you construct a house automation procedure. it isn't on a daily basis you construct a strolling robotic. yet with this studying direction you will just do that. So start and allow this tiny desktop extend your imagination.

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Left() is used to rotate the turtle left by 190 degrees. pos() returns the current coordinates of the turtle. exitonclick() to close the current output window when we click on the exit button. At the start, the turtle cursor is at (0,0) and is pointed toward the positive direction of the x axis (facing right). [ 27 ] Introduction to Raspberry Pi and Python The output of the program will be a cursor drawing the desired shape progressively, and it helps the programmer understand how the program is actually working.

Flat is better than nested. Sparse is better than dense. " Python is the preferred programming language for the Raspberry Pi family of computers. Its interpreter comes preinstalled with Raspbian, and there is no need for any additional installation to get started with code. It is recommended that you have chapter wise directories for the code examples presented in this book, as shown in the following diagram: Let's get started with Python. Open Raspbian's Command Prompt LXTerminal. It is located as a shortcut on the taskbar.

Some blocks (such as wool and wood) have additional properties. We can pass this additional property as the fifth argument to the function for the wool and wood block types. id, i ) Run the preceding code and check the output for yourself. [ 42 ] Chapter 2 We can use setBlocks() to place multiple blocks for a given volume. id ) We can also use mathematical equations to draw geometric shapes in the game world. Now we know that setBlock() is used to place a single block. We can use this function in a single for loop to create a line of blocks.

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