Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours - Richard Blum (Paperback)

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Product Details

22 Dec 2015
Supply Source


Richard Blum
Christine Bresnahan
Pearson Education Limited
Sams Teach Yourself
Number of Pages
231 x 179 x 33mm (946g)


Provides step-by-step lessons that teach Python programming on Raspberry Pi, covering such topics as setting up a programming environment, working with modules, using loops, creating functions, and exploring object-oriented programming.


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!
  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Raspberry Pi Python programming tasks.
  • Quizzes at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
  • By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
  • Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.
  • Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.


General Subject
BISAC Subject 1
Technology & Engineering / Robotics
BISAC Subject 2
Technology & Engineering / Robotics
BISAC Subject 3
Technology & Engineering / Robotics
BIC Classification 1
Programming & scripting languages: general
BIC Classification 2
Web programming
Library Subject 1
Python (Computer program language)
Library Subject 2
Raspberry Pi (Computer)
Dewey Classification

Author Bio

Richard Blum has worked in the IT industry for more than 30 years as a network and systems administrator, managing Microsoft, Unix, Linux, and Novell servers for a network with more than 3,500 users. He has developed and teaches programming and Linux courses via the Internet to colleges and universities worldwide. Rich has a master's degree in management information systems from Purdue University and is the author of several Linux books, including Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible (coauthored with Christine Bresnahan); Linux for Dummies, Ninth Edition; and Professional Linux Programming (coauthored with Jon Masters). When he's not busy being a computer nerd, Rich enjoys spending time with his wife, Barbara, and two daughters, Katie Jane and Jessica.

Christine Bresnahan started working in the IT industry more than 30 years ago as a system administrator. Christine is currently an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Indiana, teaching Python programming, Linux system administration, and Linux security classes. Christine produces Unix/Linux educational material and is the author of Linux Bible, Eighth Edition (coauthored with Christopher Negus) and Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible (coauthored with Richard Blum). She has been an enthusiastic owner of a Raspberry Pi since 2012.