The Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide is out now (and it’s huge!)

The Raspberry Pi Press has been hard at work of late, producing new issues of The MagPi , HackSpace magazine , and our latest publication, Wireframe . But that hasn’t slowed us down, and this week, we’re pleased to announce the release of The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide , a 244-page book that will help get you well on your way to Raspberry Pi domination. The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide We’ve roped in  Gareth Halfacree , full-time technology journalist and technical author, and the wonderful Sam Alder, illustrator of our incredible cartoons and animations, to put together the only guide you need to help you get started with the Raspberry Pi.


The Raspberry Pi Christmas shopping list 2018

Looking for this year’s perfect something to put under the tree ‘from Santa’? Well, look no further than right here — it’s time for our traditional Christmas shopping list! Woohoo! Which Raspberry Pi?


A list of Raspberry Pi books for #BookLoversDay

While yesterday’s blog post covered YouTubers who create video tutorials about using the Raspberry Pi, today we want to focus on a more traditional medium in honour of #BookLoversDay . Since we launched the Raspberry Pi back in 2012, staff and community members alike have been writing guides and projects books about our little green board, with some releasing them as free PDFs and others donating a portions of the revenue to the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Here are a few of our favourite books, written by our colleagues and you, our glorious community


Make your own game with CoderDojo’s new book

The first official CoderDojo book, CoderDojo Nano: Build Your Own Website , was a resounding success: thousands of copies have been bought by aspiring CoderDojo Ninjas, and it‘s available in ten languages, including Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Lithuanian, Latvian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Slovakian.


Fail your way to perfection

As educators and makers at Raspberry Pi, we think a lot about failure and how to deal with it constructively. Much has been written about the importance of failure to design and engineering projects.


You can now buy the Raspberry Pi 3 from Takealot – You can now buy the Raspberry Pi 3 from Takealot The online store is selling the board alone for for R720 as well as a starter kit for R2 450. The starter kit comes with a micro SD card, a case, keyboard, mouse, HDMI cable, USB power supply, the book Adventures in Raspberry Pi by Carrie-Anne Philbin …


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