Friday, July 24, 2015

Raspberry Pi Hacker Bundle for $39 [feedly]

Raspberry Pi Hacker Bundle for $39
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Introduction to Raspberry Pi


KEY FEATURES

What in the world is Raspberry Pi? It's a simple, affordable, miniature computer and the gateway to endless projects. Apart from being a great learning tool for languages like Python, Raspberry Pi can interact with the outside world. Program it to turn on lights, start motors, or even build a robot—it will teach you all about computing from the inside out, and you may even have fun in the process.
  • Get a crash course in using Raspberry Pi to perform basic computing functions w/ over 22 lectures & 1.5 hours of content
  • Interact & tinker w/ the hardware
  • Consolidate your knowledge by completing hands-on projects
  • Write a Python program that powers a simple number guessing game 
  • Connect your Pi to Christmas lights & run various lighting patterns
  • Turn your Pi into a low cost computer by hooking it up w/ a keyboard & monitor
  • Master basic programming by course's end

COMPATIBILITY

  • Internet required
  • Raspberry Pi Model B Kit required
  • Linux & Python knowledge recommended
  • No prior computing or programming knowledge required

PRODUCT SPECS

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

THE EXPERT

Venkatesh Varadachari and Satyajeet Sah are technology enthusiasts who are passionate about the Raspberry Pi. Venkatesh is founder of the e-learning conglomerate Money-Wizards Global, while Satyajeet is a product engineer at subsidiary company Pi-Wizards. Both are passionate about imparting their knowledge of the Raspberry Pi through the online courses they administer. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

Hardware Projects Using Raspberry Pi


KEY FEATURES

  • Build Raspberry Pi-controlled physical devices w/ over 32 lectures & 1.5 hours of content
  • Complete three hardware projects to gain practical, hands-on knowledge
  • Retrofit the Pi into a Linux-powered walkie talkie
  • Use Python code to turn the Pi into a light detector mechanism
  • Build a teddy bear that laughs when it senses nearby motion
  • Solidify your coding skills & get comfortable working w/ hardware

COMPATIBILITY

  • Internet access required
  • Basic Linux & Python knowledge required
  • Raspberry Pi Model B or B+ running the Raspbian OS required

PRODUCT SPECS

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate

THE EXPERT

Venkatesh Varadachari and Satyajeet Sah are technology enthusiasts who are passionate about the Raspberry Pi. Venkatesh is founder of the e-learning conglomerate Money-Wizards Global, while Satyajeet is a product engineer at subsidiary company Pi-Wizards. Both are passionate about imparting their knowledge of the Raspberry Pi through the online courses they administer. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

Python Programming for Beginners


KEY FEATURES

  • Master Python (commonly used w/ Raspberry Pi) w/ over 26 lectures & 3.5 hours of content
  • Use variables, loops & statements to automate the execution of tasks
  • Create functions w/ defined parameters to refine your code
  • Avoid common Python errors while programming
  • Work w/ files & classes to organize large chunks of code
  • Seamlessly handle errors to keep your code pristine
  • Utilize Python to calculate statistics & create modules
  • Complete a final project w/ your acquired knowledge

COMPATIBILITY

  • Internet access required

PRODUCT SPECS

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming, download for offline access
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner

THE EXPERT

Stone River eLearning is an online technology academy that presently serves 250,000 students enrolled in over 400 courses. These courses encompass topics such as IT certification and are geared towards both newbies and experienced users alike. For more details on the course and instructor, click here..

Real World Guide to Hardware Design


KEY FEATURES

  • Learn from real world hardware design experience w/ over 50 lectures & 2 hours of content
  • Set up a lab & know where to spend your limited budget 
  • Avoid costly schematic & circuit mistakes while doing a board layout
  • Select components to make your design a success
  • Debug & test your design like a professional
  • Develop skills to confidently populate & assemble prototype boards

COMPATIBILITY

  • Internet access required

PRODUCT SPECS

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate

THE EXPERT

Mike Ingoldby was born and raised in the mountains of Colorado and graduated from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Mike is also Founder of Bonsai Networks, Fob Foundry and Trango Engineering, a electronics design consulting firm. Previously Mike was part of the start-up Mosoro, which was to provide the first inertial measurement unit on the market that was affordable and small enough to use everyday. Mike was also one of the first engineers of Kerpoof, a successful start-up company that was bought by Disney Internet Media Group in the Fall of 2008. Mike has led several FPGA designs at Radix4 and Xilinx and released several products in consumer, B2B, telecommunications and classified government contracts for communication and space systems. For more details on this course and instructor, click here.

PiBot: Build Your Own Raspberry Pi-Powered Robot


KEY FEATURES

  • Master Raspberry Pi w/ over 19 lectures & 2 hours of content
  • Gain the knowledge necessary to construct a small, mobile robot with a Raspberry Pi brain
  • Install the libraries needed to access the GPIO pins
  • Configure a wireless adapter
  • Follow suggestions (not explicit instructions) for constructing the bot's body
  • Receive an electronic copy of the book
  • Absorb information regarding the Raspberry Pi version 2 
  • Study how to interact with servos using a different library, PiGPIO

    COMPATIBILITY

    • Internet required
    • Raspberry Pi minicomputer required
    • Robot-building parts (wheels, servos, etc.)
    • Some knowledge of Linux and Python suggested

    PRODUCT SPECS

    • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
    • Access options: web streaming & mobile streaming
    • Certification of completion included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all level

    THE EXPERT

    Wolfram Donat is a graduate of the University of Alaska Anchorage, with a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering. Along with an interest in robotics, computer vision and embedded systems, his general technological interests and Internet expertise serve to make him an extremely eclectic programmer. He specializes in C and C++, with additional skills in Java, Python, and C#/.NET. He is a bestselling author on Amazon and has received funding from NASA for his work in autonomous submersibles. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

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