One of the most unique and expressive teaching tools on the Raspberry Pi is Sonic Pi, the live music coding app. It lets you create your own sound your own way, and modify it on the fly in case you’re DJing an event (happens to us all the time). All of this is done in … Continue reading →
With all the choices you have, it’s not always easy to figure out what you want to do with a Raspberry Pi once you have one. Some people may have a purpose in mind, whether it’s a simple utility or a ridiculous robot; however, if you’re not sure what you want to do with it, … Continue reading →
While it might be a bit expensive to buy the equipment you need to get yourself into space, the Sense HAT – two of which are currently on the International Space Station as part of the Astro Pi project – is a fair bit cheaper. We’ve been covering the fantastic sensor board in the magazine … Continue reading →
Make Games with Python is designed to help you learn the coding skills you need to create amazing games and applications on your Raspberry Pi. The best bit? The price starts at free… While countless millions of us like nothing more than spending hours racking up high scores on our favourite games, too few of us are exposed to an even … Continue reading →
This week PyCon is going on in Montreal – it’s the big worldwide Python conference – and for the occasion, O’Reilly asked our friend Nicholas Tollervey to write a free short book on Python in Education. The book tells the story of Python, why Python is a good language for learning, how its community gives … Continue reading →
A couple of things today: Eben and Gareth’s Raspberry Pi User Guide is now available in full as a Kindle download from Amazon, and there is a big discount at the moment – it’s only £3.99. The paper version is expected later this month, along with other electronic formats, probably on the 21st. The user … Continue reading →