I’ve been a big fan of Simon Monk for quite a while. Whether it’s his Arduino evil genius books, or his electronics “courses”, It’s always educational and fun to read. This time, Simon takes us on a updated journey through the Raspberry Pi. From explanation of the hardware and software, through setup, to programming in Python, creating user interfaces, and reading and controlling electronics through the I/O pins, this book covers it all with an easy to understand helpful tone. Perfect for beginners, but not boring for those of us with prior experience.
Programming the Raspberry Pi, Second Edition: Getting Started with Python
As usual, all the code mentioned in the book is available for download at his website, and new projects continue to be posted on his blog.
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About the Author
Dr. Simon Monk has a bachelor’s degree in cybernetics and computer science and a Ph.D. in software engineering. He is now a full-time writer and has authored numerous books, including Programming Arduino, 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius, Hacking Electronics, and Fritzing for Inventors. Dr. Monk also runs the website monkmakes.com, which features his own products.