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..

 

What's Inside

This course is an introduction to the Raspberry Pi platform. It uses the latest Raspberry Pi 3. It is catered for all levels and those interested in learning about the Raspberry Pi and its capabilities. 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!

Target audience for this course

  • Anyone interested in learning about Raspberry Pi
  • Student
  • Electronics Hobbyist
  • Maker
  • Internet of Things Developer/Architect

What will you learn? At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • 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

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Lee Assam

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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