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Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies

  • Author: Sean McManus,Richard Wentk,Mike Cook
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119049512
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 352
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An introduction to the Raspberri Pi is presented through a series of creative, step-by-step projects that explain the basics of writing computer games, building websites, creating art and more. Original.

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

Program Your Raspberry Pi!

  • Author: Richard Wentk
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119262658
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 128
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A technology book for kids! Do you want to learn how computers work? This book introduces you to the world of computing with the Raspberry Pi - the small, inexpensive, and super-cool microcomputer that teaches real tech skills. Use the Pi to create things while learning all about computers, from the inside out! Start it up — get your Raspberry Pi set up, configured, and ready for action Create music — start the party using Sonic Pi to record your own songs Game on — combine Python and Minecraft and start programming your own video game world.

Python For Kids For Dummies

Python For Kids For Dummies

  • Author: Brendan Scott
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119093104
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 320
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Coding experts point to Python as one of the best languages to start with when you're learning coding. It's been a popular choice for schools and code camps who want to introduce coding to a younger audience. Python For Kids For Dummies helps teach the basics of coding and Python to kids who don't have the opportunity to take coding classes at school or in camp as well as those who simply prefer to learn on their own.

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

  • Author: Sean McManus,Mike Cook
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111855423X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 432
  • View: 998
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Embrace the exciting new technology of Raspberry Pi! With the invention of the unique credit-card sized single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi, comes a new wave of hardware geeks, hackers, and hobbyists who are excited about the possibilities of the Raspberry Pi, and this is the perfect guide to get you started in this exhilarating new arena. With this fun and friendly book, you'll quickly discover why the supply for the Pi cannot keep up with the demand! Veteran tech authors Sean McManus and Mike Cook show you how to download and install the operating system, use the installed applications, and much more. Covers connecting the Pi to other devices such as a keyboard, mouse, monitor, and more Teaches you basic Linux System Admin Walks you through editing images, creating web pages, and playing music Details how to program with Scratch and Python Explores creating simple hardware projects Raspberry Pi For Dummies makes computing as easy as pie. Now discover the history of Raspberry Pi! The Raspberry Pi sold a million units in its first year, and came from a previously unknown organisation, The Raspberry Pi Foundation. If you’ve ever wondered how it came into being, and what inspired its creation, Sean McManus, co-author of Raspberry Pi For Dummies, has the answer. He has set up a section on his website to share bonus content, which includes a short history of the Raspberry Pi. At Sean’s website, you can also read reviews of the book, see videos of its projects, and read several exclusive blog posts about the Raspberry Pi and its community. Visit Sean’s homepage for Raspberry Pi For Dummies here!

Raspberry Pi Projects For Dummies

Raspberry Pi Projects For Dummies

  • Author: Mike Cook,Brock Craft,Jonathan Evans,Aaron Shaw
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118766695
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 384
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Join the Raspberry revolution with these fun and easy Pi projects The Raspberry Pi has opened up a whole new world of innovation for everyone from hardware hackers and programmers to students, hobbyists, engineers, and beyond. Featuring a variety of hands-on projects, this easy-to-understand guide walks you through every step of the design process and will have you creating like a Raspberry Pi pro in no time. You’ll learn how to prepare your workspace, assemble the necessary tools, work with test equipment, and find your way around the Raspberry Pi before moving on to a series of fun, lively projects that brings some power to your plain ol’ Pi. Introduces Raspberry Pi basics and gives you a solid understanding of all the essentials you’ll need to take on your first project Includes an array of fun and useful projects that show you how to do everything from creating a magic light wand to enhancing your designs with Lego sensors, installing and writing games for the RISC OS, building a transistor tester, and more Provides an easy, hands-on approach to learning more about electronics, programming, and interaction design for Makers and innovators of all ages Bring the power of Pi to your next cool creation with Raspberry Pi Projects For Dummies!

Minecraft For Dummies

Minecraft For Dummies

  • Author: Jesse Stay,Thomas Stay,Jacob Cordeiro
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118968247
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 384
  • View: 4453
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Don't be a Minecraft tourist – get expert tips and advice in this full-color primer Minecraft For Dummies is the complete guide to playing within the Minecraft world. With easy-to-follow guidance from a team of Minecraft experts, you'll develop programming and engineering skills as you build amazing creations using in-game blocks and mechanical devices. Whether you prefer the PC, console, or portable platform, this helpful guide will walk you through the process of setting up and beginning gameplay, and engage with other users from all around the globe. With this trusty guidebook in hand, you'll navigate the infinite world of Minecraft with confidence, skills, and a storehouse of expert advice. Minecraft is the sandbox construction game that has become a mainstream phenomenon with over a hundred million players. A virtually infinite world and versatile style of play offer endless possibilities for both the hardcore gamer and the total noob, and Minecraft For Dummies shows you everything you need to know before you break your first block. Choose your platform, download the game, and play in all three modes Gather resources, place and break blocks, and use circuits and logic gates Defend your creations against spiders, skeletons, zombies, and the Creeper Travel across the biomes and defeat the enderdragon to win the game Whether you play to win or just like to explore, there is a style of Minecraft that will spark your imagination. Create or destroy, make war or peace, attack or defend – the game is whatever you want it to be. If you're ready to leave your mark on this digital universe, Minecraft For Dummies is the primer you need to get up to speed.

How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons

How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons

Learn how to design and code your very own computer game

  • Author: Sean McManus
  • Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
  • ISBN: 9781633220508
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 64
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Learn how to code in 10 easy lessons, and become a computer pro in no time! From writing simple coding instructions using Scratch software, to learning the coding skills to create your own computer game and even design your own website, this book leads the way. By breaking this daunting subject down into the 10 "super skills" needed, young readers can get familiar with computer coding and build on their skills as they progress through the book. Starting off with a short introduction that poses the question, "What is coding?," the super skills of coding then explains how to use Scratch coding software to give coding instructions, write simple code, and use loops; debug and fix code; and use coding knowledge to create a simple computer game and a webpage using simple HTML. With easy-to-follow explanations accompanied by clear, step-by-step graphics throughout, this is a great first coding book for middle-school children, ages 8+ interested in learning about computer science and web design.

Games Online For Dummies

Games Online For Dummies

  • Author: John Kaufeld
  • Publisher: For Dummies
  • ISBN: 9780764504341
  • Category: Games
  • Page: 322
  • View: 4292
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"An invaluable resource for novice and experienced gamers alike." — Sid Meier, Creator of Civilization Save $$$! See Inside for Coupons! Find, Play, and Win the Best Games on the Internet! Feel like taking the wheel of an Indy race car? Commanding your forces against the evil empire? Or simply grabbing a cue and hitting the old electronic ball? Trust gaming expert John Kaufeld to take you straight to the best online games. With direct links to the hottest games on the Net and a wealth of gaming tips — including advice on which games you may not want your kids playing — Games Online For Dummies® takes you on an exciting tour of the Wild Net Yonder. Inside, find helpful advice on how to: Play games on major game services like the Internet Gaming Zone, HEAT.NET, Mplayer, and more Trick commercial games into playing through the Internet with Kali and Kahn Figure out what to play, where to play, and how to make your computer play better with our special Internet Directory Chat with fellow gamers — and find worthy opponents Join the online gaming communities inside America Online and CompuServe Turn your computer into the ultimate game machine CD-ROM Includes Multiplayer Demos of: StarCraft You Don't Know Jack the Netshow HardBall 6 Age of Empires Shanghai Dynasty MindSpring Internet Access Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like — free — but they have no technical support. System Requirements: 133 or faster Pentium PC with Windows 95/98; 24MB RAM (32MB recommended); double-speed (2X) or faster CD-ROM drive; and an Internet connection (14,400 bps or faster modem — regular access charges apply)

Coder Academy

Coder Academy

Are You Ready for the Challenge?

  • Author: Sean McManus
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781782405030
  • Category:
  • Page: 64
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When kids join Coder Academy, they undertake a series of imaginative and challenging activities that help them to begin to write code in Scratch and HTML

Quill & Quire

Quill & Quire

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Book industries and trade
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