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Learning Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi for the Absolute Beginner

Introduction to Physical Computing 1 Introduction With over ten million units sold, the Raspberry Pi single board computer has become one of the most popular ways to learn computer science. Raspberry Pi s are ultra-low-cost, fully functional tiny computers. While there are many models of the Raspberry Pi , their purpose remains the same: to …

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Physical WakeOnLan button with Raspberry Pi and Python

This is a fun little demo I threw together in an evening. I’m running Raspbian “wheezy”. Wire up a switch (or switches) to your GPIO port. I have switches connected to GPIO pins 22, 23, and 24. Install RPIO. sudo apt-get install python-setuptools sudo easy_install -U RPIO Install wakeonlan. sudo apt-get install wakeonlan Check that …

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Let’s get physical with Docker on the Raspberry Pi

With Docker on the Raspberry Pi we are able to connect cloud tools with IoT devices. So how can we interact with the real world from inside a Docker container? Let’s see and get physical… To keep the tutorial simple we will use the binary from the wiringPi project within a Docker container. This command …

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