We did a bit of a count recently and it turns out that The MagPi magazine has produced more than 3,200 pages of Raspberry Pi-related reading. That’s a lot of quality content (even if I do say so myself). While we’re rather proud of this achievement, we’re also very aware of the fact that these lovingly crafted collections of... Continue reading
Rob from The MagPi here again! As I’m sure you’ve noticed, Python is the preferred programming language around these parts. It’s powerful, it’s easy to read, and it’s excellent for teaching coding in general. It isn’t the only language in the world though. We’re happy to reveal that our latest Essentials book will help you... Continue reading
Less than a month has passed since we released Hacking & Making in Minecraft and we’re back again with our seventh Essentials book! Simple Electronics with GPIO Zero is dedicated to helping you build your own electronics projects in easy steps – everything from push buttons to Raspberry Pi robots, and from laser-powered trip wires to motion-sensing alarms. The book boasts 12 chapters and... Continue reading
We’re back again with yet another amazing book in our Essentials series. We know you love them, and we also know that a lot of you love Minecraft. So here is Hacking and Making with Minecraft, the best place to learn about how to mod Minecraft Pi using the power of code. Hacking and Making... Continue reading
Scratch is the world-leading visual programming language, created by the boffins at MIT. It’s designed to help kids of all ages learn about computer science within minutes. We think it’s rather cool, and it’s been a core part of Raspberry Pi’s software offering since day one for very obvious reasons. We’ve been working for a while now to... Continue reading
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
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
Conquer the Command Line, written by resident Bash expert Richard Smedley for The MagPi, offers ten chapters of essential tips and tricks to help you master the command line… When we first turned The MagPi into the official Raspberry Pi magazine, we made two very distinct commitments. One was to ensure the magazine represents the... Continue reading