Get wordy with our free resources

Here at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we take great pride in the wonderful free resources we produce for you to use in classes, at home and in coding clubs. We publish them under a Creative Commons licence, and they’re an excellent way to develop your digital-making skills

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JavaWatch automated coffee replenishment system

With the JavaWatch system from Terren Peterson , there’s (Raspberry Pi) ZERO reason for you ever to run out of coffee beans again! By utilising many of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) available to budding developers, Terren was able to create a Pi Zero-powered image detection unit. Using the Raspberry Pi Camera Module to keep tabs on your coffee bean storage, it automatically orders a fresh batch of java when supplies are running low.

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NeoPixel Temperature Stair Lights

Following a post-Christmas decision to keep illuminated decorations on her stairway bannister throughout the year, Lorraine Underwood found a new purpose for a strip of NeoPixels she had lying around.

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Community Profile: Alex Eames

This column is from The MagPi issue 52 . You can download a PDF of the full issue for free, or subscribe to receive the print edition in your mailbox or the digital edition on your tablet.

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Pi for the connected home

This column is from The MagPi issue 55 . You can download a PDF of the full issue for free, or subscribe to receive the print edition in your mailbox or the digital edition on your tablet.

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Pie vs. π vs. Pi Day 2017

It’s the fourteenth day of the third month! And if you’re a Brit, that means absolutely nothing. But take that date, flip reverse it like you’re American, and BOOM! It’s 3.14 or, as the cool kids call it, Pi Day

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Make a PIR speaker system

I enjoy projects that can be made using items from around the home. Add a Raspberry Pi and a few lines of code, and great joy can be had from producing something smart, connected and/or just plain silly. The concept of the IoT Smart Lobby Welcoming Music System fits into this category.

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International Women’s Day: Girls at Code Club

On International Women’s Day and every day, Raspberry Pi and Code Club are determined to support girls and women to fulfil their potential in the field of computing. Code Club provides computing opportunities for kids aged nine to eleven within their local communities, and 40 percent of the children attending our 5000-plus UK clubs are girls.

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