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Python Programming for Raspberry Pi®
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours teaches you Python programming on Raspberry Pi, so you can start creating awesome projects for home automation, home theater, gaming, and more. Using this book’s straight-forward, step-by-step approach, you’ll move from the absolute basics all the way through network and web connections, multimedia, and even connecting with electronic circuits for sensing and robotics. Every lesson and case study application builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!
Richard Blum has administered systems and networks for more than 25 years. He has published numerous Linux and open source books, and is an online instructor for web programming and Linux courses used by colleges across the United States. His books include Ubuntu Linux Secrets; Linux for Dummies, Ninth Edition; PostgreSQL 8 for Windows; and Professional Linux Programming.
Christine Bresnahan began working as a systems administrator more than 25 years ago. Now an Adjunct Professor at Ivy Tech Community College, she teaches Python programming, Linux administration and computer security. She is coauthor of The Linux Bible, Eighth Edition. With Blum, she also coauthored Linux Command Line & Shell Scripting Bible, Second Edition.
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Part I: Python Programming on the Raspberry Pi
Hour 1: Setting up the Raspberry Pi
Hour 2: Understanding the Raspbian Linux Distribution
Hour 3. Setting up a Programming Environment
Part II: Python Fundamentals
Hour 4: Understanding Python Basics
Hour 5: Using Arithmetic in your Programs
Hour 6: Controlling your Program
Hour 7: Learning About Loops
Part III: Advanced Python
Hour 8: Using Lists and Tuples
Hour 9: Dictionaries and Sets
Hour 10: Working with Strings
Hour 11: Using Files
Hour 12: Creating Functions
Hour 13: Working with Modules
Hour 14: Exploring the World of Object-Oriented programming
Hour 15: Employing Inheritance
Hour 16: Regular Expressions
Hour 17: Controlling Exceptions
Part IV: Graphical Programming
Hour 18: GUI Programming
Hour 19: Game Programming
Part V: Business Programming
Hour 20: Using the Network
Hour 21: Using Database In Your Programming
Hour 22: Web Programming
Part VI: Raspberry Pi Python Projects
Hour 23: Creating Basic Pi/Python Projects
Hour 24 Working with Advanced Pi/Python Projects
Appendix A: Loading the Raspberry Operating System onto an SD Card
Appendix B: Raspberry Pi Models Synopsis