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Hacking the Raspberry Pi

  • Description


    Raspberry Pi is taking off like a rocket! You can use this amazing, dirt-cheap, credit card-sized computers 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

  • Technical Details

    Technical Details+

    Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"