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Mastering the Raspberry Pi

Authors: Gay, Warren

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  • Mastering the Raspberry Pi goes far beyond the basics to show you exactly how the Pi works and how you can work with it. From detailed hardware explanations to cross-compiling the kernel to building an H-bridge driver to run motors in reverse, Mastering the Raspberry Pi has all of the advanced information you need to become a true Raspberry Pi expert.

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About this book

You probably already know that the Raspberry Pi is an excellent teaching tool. If you want to teach Linux basics or Python programming or basic electronics, it's a great place to start. But what if you are an electronics engineer or a Linux systems administrator or a very experienced maker? You want to know all of the details and inner working of the Raspberry Pi -- how to (figuratively or maybe even literally) make it get up and dance without wading through basics and introductory material.

If you want to get right into the pro-level guts of the Raspberry Pi, complete with schematics, detailed hardware explanations, messing around with runlevels, reporting voltages and temperatures, and recompiling the kernel, then Mastering the Raspberry Pi is just the book you need. Along with all of the thorough explanations of hardware and operating system, you'll also get a variety of project examples and explanations that you can tune for your own project ideas.

You'll find yourself turning to Mastering the Raspberry Pi over and over again for both inspiration and reference. Whether you're an electronics professional, an entrepreneurial maker, or just looking for more detailed information on the Raspberry Pi, this is exactly the book for you.

About the authors

Warren Gay has been an electronics enthusiast since childhood and often dragged discarded TV sets home after school. In high school he learned to program the IBM-1130 and then pursued a career in software development at Ryerson Polytechnical, in Toronto. Since then he has worked professionally for over 30 years, mainly in C/C++, under Unix and Linux. Meanwhile, the love of electronics has never faded since the early creation of his home-brewed Intel 8008 system in the 70's to the present day projects employing the Raspberry Pi. Warren also holds an advanced amateur radio license and was able to work the Mir space station (U2MIR) using packet radio in August 1991.He's authored other books including Sams Teach Yourself Linux in 24 Hours, Linux Socket Programming by Example, and Advanced Unix Programming.

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eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0181-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-0182-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mastering the Raspberry Pi
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Warren Gay
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-0181-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-0181-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-0182-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 504
Number of Illustrations and Tables
97 b/w illustrations
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