Issue 27: Raspberry Pi Adventures 2nd Ed. Apr 2016

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This single issue is your guide to the Raspberry Pi experience!

If you’ve always wanted to experience the Raspberry Pi, but you don’t want to wade through pages of complicated documentation, you’ve picked up the right magazine! Raspberry Pi Adventures offers an insightful collection of fun, informative, and easy projects for Raspberry Pi users of all ages.

The articles in this issue are written for curious beginners who want to learn about computers and are ready to explore the wonders of the Raspberry Pi. You’ll travel deep into the Raspberry Pi experience, exploring the amazing $35 computer in all its most popular roles. Learn about web servers by building your own home website. Use the Raspberry Pi camera to create a time-lapse video recording. Get started with computer programming, first with easy tools like Turtle Art and Scratch, and then with your first steps in the powerful Python language, a favorite of programmers around the world.

Many Pi experts believe the real fun is creating electronics projects that light up lights, start motors, and ring bells. We’ll give you a thorough introduction to Raspberry Pi electronics and help you get started using a cobbler, breadboard, and other electronics tools. You’ll also learn to create animations in Scratch, and you’ll get the chance to make some music with the amazing Sonic Pi, a music tool created specially for Raspberry Pi environments.

Adventurers get ready! Let the journey begin…

  • On the DVD: Raspbian Jessie
  • Get Started: Before you start your first adventure, you'll need to set up your Raspberry Pi and install the operating system.
  • Discover Raspbian: Customize your system, work with the terminal, and install new applications on your Raspberry Pi.
  • Web Server: Install a web server on your Raspberry Pi and build a simple website.
  • Pi Camera: Control a camera with your Raspberry Pi.
  • Turtle Art: Take your first programming steps with turtle graphics.
  • Scratch: Scratch makes programming fun and easy. We'll show you how to to Draw, animate, and create a shark attack game.
  • Python Programming: Now that you’ve tried Turtle Art and Scratch, we’ll show you how to work with the powerful Python programming language.
  • Electronics: Build a scoreboard while you explore the breadboard and discover other tools for integrating your Pi with electrical circuits.
  • Scratch Animation: Use Scratch’s built-in graphics editor to create animations for a racing game.
  • SonicPi: Make music and explore the world of digital sound with Sonic Pi.

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Issue 25: Raspberry Pi Handbook 4th Ed. Feb 2016

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Welcome to the Raspberry Pi Handbook, a single-volume bookazine with all you need to install, configure, and discover the amazing Raspberry Pi computer. Read on for a gallery of exciting projects that highlight the best features of the Raspberry Pi environment...

The Raspberry Pi Handbook is an easy and accessible, hands-on reference for the amazing $35 Raspberry Pi computer.

You'll start with a look at how to order, assemble, and outfit your Raspberry Pi system. We'll show you some basic skills for finding your way around in Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS, then you'll explore the secrets of Raspberry Pi configuration with a collection of cool projects that put your Pi to work as a media center, photo server, game server, web server, hardware controller, and much more.

Additional chapters round out this comprehensive introduction to the Raspberry Pi experience:

Get Started

- First Steps
- Understanding Linux


- Raspbian LXDE
- NOOBS 1.4
- Pi Software
- Scratch Programming

Server Tricks

- Pi File and Print Servers
- A Pi Web Server
- Kodi Media Center
- Remote Access

Hardware Hacks

- Interfacing for Beginners
- Steady Hands
- IR Remote
- I2C Bus: Basics
- BrickPi

More Fun

- The Rasp Pi Display
- Retro Gaming on the Pi
- Rasp Pi Camera Module
- Programming the GPIO
- Mathematica on the Pi

Issue 13: Powerhouse Perl 2nd Ed. Apr 2013

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Power up your Perl Productivity! New to Perl? Check out our comprehensive introduction by Perl expert Randal L. Schwartz. Perlmeister Mike Schilli explains how to optimize and debug your Perl scripts, then he'll help you advance your Perl know-how with 11 cool Perl projects:

  • Math Tricks: Solve math problems with Perl
  • Daily Tip: Perl with an SQLite database
  • AJAX: Add dynamic updates to web pages
  • isp-switch: Switch your computer to another ISP if your connection goes down
  • MAC Addresses: Monitor your network for unfamiliar MAC addresses
  • Multimeter: Read and interpret data from an external device
  • Google Chart: Create custom graphs
  • Twitter: Help your scripts send Tweets
  • Webcam: Control a web camera with Perl
  • Perl Gardening: Water your house plants with a little help from Perl
  • GPS: Extract data from a GPS device and plot it on a Yahoo! map

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