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Issue 56

Apr 2017

Get started with digital making in the April 2017 edition of the official Raspberry Pi magazine


  • Incredible Raspberry Pi projects
    Get into digital making with some fun projects you can try today
  • Power up!
    The best and safest ways to power your Raspberry Pi
  • Hot stuff!
    Make your own LED thermometer
  • Amazing art with Python
    Use a DJ controller to mix a visual masterpiece
  • And much, much more!

Need more details? View the contents pages for info on every article. Here’s a zip of all the code in this issue



You can buy The MagPi in all good newsagents, as well as high street stores, including:

Barnes & Noble
Micro Center


In the Raspberry Pi OS Gallery feature, we listed ‘not including a graphical package manager’ as a con for Raspbian. Raspbian PIXEL does actually include a package manager. We’ve fixed this in the PDF and digital editions but the printed versions still has this mistake.

The MagPi is freely licensed under Creative Commons (BY-SA-NC 3.0).

You can download this issue free now and forever, but buying in digital & print supports the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s charitable mission to democratise computing.