Raspberry Pi Bootcamp : For the Beginner
Learn about the Raspberry Pi, build a DIY Google Home Clone, RetroPie Gaming System, work with GPIO pins and much more..
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
This course is an introduction to the Raspberry Pi platform. It uses the latest Raspberry Pi 4. It is catered for all levels and those interested in learning about the Raspberry Pi and its capabilities.
It is a step by step course to help you get your Raspberry Pi up and running, show how to build circuits that connect to the Raspberry Pi and build applications like a RetroPie gaming system and Google Assistant Personal Device!
All code, presentations, documentation and links are provided for learners.
After completing this course:
You will understand all the components needed to get your Raspberry Pi up and running and how to connect them
You will learn how to easily prepare an SD card and flash it for any Operating System for the Pi
You will learn to work with GPIO (General Purpose Input Output) pins and how to programmatically control them with Python
You will be able to build simple circuits with an LED and interface them to GPIO pins
You will build a fully functioning gaming system with RetroPie to play old Nintendo, Sega, PlayStation games and games from many other older consoles..
You will build a Personal Digital Assistant or Google Home Clone using the Google Assistant API complete with robust speech recognition
You will learn about the different types of Raspberry Pi models
You will learn the difference between Arduino and Raspberry Pi and when you should use one over the other
Lots more bonus content is included and new content will be added over time
No previous knowledge is required. All principles taught from scratch! The best and easiest way to get up to speed and become extremely familiar with the Raspberry Pi Platform.
Don't just take my word for it, here are what some past students are saying about the course:
A great way to get started in the Raspberry PI world for a novice like myself. Lee explains step by step what is needed to accomplish the task and why it is necessary. Just a great way to get your feet wet. ~ Anthony Inniss
Good examples and easy to understand ~ Brad Egebart
Just exactly the intro to Raspberry Pi I was looking for! Great instructor and excellent course. - Adam Mueller
The instructor is very easy to understand unlike many other courses. All steps are included and there isnt a lot of repeated information. Getting a gaming system going was worth the price of everything.~ Dan Viste
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in learning about Raspberry Pi
- Electronics Hobbyist
What will you learn in this course:
Become familiar with Raspberry Pi
Learn how to easily prepare SD cards for any Raspberry Pi Operating System
Build a Digital Assistant using the Google Assistant API and Raspberry Pi
Build a Gaming System with Raspberry Pi
Understand how to work with GPIO pins and external peripherals
Install and configure a Web Server
Learn how to control circuits and peripherals over the internet via a web page
What are the prerequisites for this course?
No previous programming or electronics knowledge required
Everything is taught from scratch!
Raspberry Pi 3
Power Adapter for Raspberry Pi
Micro SD card
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- Intro Video 03:01 03:01
- What is a Raspberry Pi? 04:08 04:08
- Overview of the Raspberry Pi 4 03:39 03:39
- Hardware needed for the course
Setting up your Raspberry Pi
Raspbian setup and configuration
Connecting remotely to your Raspberry Pi
Using GPIO (General Purpose Input Output) pins
Programmatically controlling GPIO pins
Installing a Web Server
Controlling Circuits from a Web Page
Set up your own Gaming System using the Raspberry Pi
Creating a Google Home Clone
Lee holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master's Degree in Computer Science.
He has taught at Universities on topics ranging from Software Development to Electrical Engineering and prototyping. He likes coming up with new ideas and prototyping them using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms.
His passion for innovation has resulted in several wins in Hack Day competitions. He is a US Patent holder and has numerous US Patent Applications currently being reviewed. He tries to understand how the latest technolgy can be used to solve business problems and challenges in creative ways.
His hobby is Arduino and the Internet of Things. He has been playing around with the Arduino and the Raspberry Pi platforms since their inception, and he uses his Electrical Engineering background coupled with software development skills to create and develop exciting projects.
He prefers a hands-on, project-based learning approach and uses his teaching background to make concepts fun and entertaining, while at the same time educational and informative.
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