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Raspberry Pi: Python scripting the GPIO

The GPIO: General Purpose Input/Output lets you interface your Raspberry Pi with the outside world, making it a powerful interactive device for just $40-$50. This Instructable will show you how to install the GPIO package on your Raspberry Pi and how to wire up a simple push button circuit with an LED. I use the command-line and Python for this, no web browser or GUI. Before you do this Instructable, make sure you have your Raspberry Pi ready for action. My Ultimate Raspberry Pi Configuration Guide covers how to do this in detail. You will want to have an internet connection to download the packages and probably use ssh. Source: Raspberry Pi: Python scripting the GPIO –...

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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi Model 3 is the latest of the larger boards which boast a powerful 1.2 GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 Processor. It features built-in wireless and 1 GB on board RAM. It is currently the most powerful of the credit card sized board. To get started – you will need the board, 8GB micros SD card and a 5V 2.4A power supply which is usually extra unless you buy a starter kit. The boards can be ordered from Adafruit, Element14 and If this is your first foray into working with Raspberry Pi, it is recommended that...

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