The MagPi Magazine


 
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by zebo-the-fat » Sun May 06, 2012 10:47 am
Just looked at the MagPI magazine, looks great for newbies, a nice mix of computer history and practical tips, well done to everyone involved.

(According to Farnell my Pi is due in about a month.... can't wait!)


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by cheery » Sun May 06, 2012 12:21 pm
I only skimmed the magazine through. Based on that I'd confirm what you just said.

Heavy magazine format with lots of pictures.
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by bredman » Sun May 06, 2012 1:00 pm
It has over 20000 views on ISSUU, no idea how many PDF downloads.

Not bad for the first week.
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by zebo-the-fat » Sun May 06, 2012 1:03 pm
One thing though, I couldn't get it to display properly in Chrome, Firefox worked ok. (Both had flash installed)
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by Montala » Sun May 06, 2012 1:11 pm
zebo-the-fat said:


One thing though, I couldn't get it to display properly in Chrome, Firefox worked ok. (Both had flash installed)


I am also using Google Chrome, and haven't noticed any problems,

Mind you, I do tend to download it as a PDF file first and then read it 'off-line'.
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by Jaseman » Sun May 06, 2012 3:24 pm
bredman said:


It has over 20000 views on ISSUU, no idea how many PDF downloads.

Not bad for the first week.



It's at about 14,000 downloads at the moment.  Imagine my thoughts - 'Hmm I've never had a go at making a magazine before' - next thing its 'oh 100 views... 200.. 600... 1000... 2000.... 6000.... 9000... 11000... 20000' - yowzers!

Now I feel quite a lot of responsibility to make sure the second issue gets made, or I'll have 34,000+ irate people after me.  No pressure!
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by BodgeNHackitt » Sun May 06, 2012 4:10 pm
It"s fantastic! I just submitted an article but Well done to the whole magpi team for all the hard work and making the first issue so good. :-D
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by Pirx-Danford » Mon May 07, 2012 3:04 pm
I love it - but whoever decribed the programming languages did confuse Java and JavaScript... classy mistake xD
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by liz » Mon May 07, 2012 3:24 pm
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