Today at the Raspberry Pi club, myself and a couple of the kids decided to play with the Raspberry Pi camera and the new Python API that was announced this week. We made the beginnings of our very own photo … Continue reading
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This is a python application, running on a Raspberry Pi, that accepts turtle-like commands from tweets sent to it. These commands are then drawn on a screen to turn simple programs into shapes.
At the Stevenage Raspberry Jam in October, I built and demonstrated a simple method of connecting hardware over the network, using two Raspberry Pi computers.
Myself and @ryanteck (Mr Rastrack) ran some Raspberry Pi workshops this week. I put together a simple network chat application between two Pi’s to demonstrate how easy it can be to build a network aware application.
It’s been a while since I wrote a blog about a project, mostly because I’ve been very busy with my day job. However, I thought I would break”radio slience” and write this one up, because it was huge fun, and also I … Continue reading
We’re writing drivers and sample code for a whole range of bits of hardware – specifically as a way to get various devices working on the Raspberry Pi. One of my goals is to try to make a set of … Continue reading
At the York Raspberry Jam, 8th June 2013, I gave a short workshop on programming minecraft on the Raspberry Pi using python. Here are the files that I used in the workshop along with my flashcards. Please try them out … Continue reading
In preparation for the York Raspberry Jam, Alan O’Donohoe (@teknoteacher) asked if I would put together a “little talk” about my experiences setting up Raspberry Pi clubs in schools. This blog is a collection of experiences and ideas developed over … Continue reading
Python is not a bad language to learn how to program a computer, but it’s syntax and layout rules are a bit different from other languages. In the early days, kids in a club will keep asking for regular help … Continue reading
I showed off at the Milton Keynes Raspberry Jam#8 a minimal arduino board that I had built that plugs onto the Raspberry Pi. It only has a handful of components and you can build it for only a few quid, … Continue reading