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Issue 3 Contents:
- Getting your Raspberry Pi to autoboot to LXDE without login
- Debian Essentials for your Raspberry Pi
- In Control: GPIO Outputs - In the first part of this series we looked at using the Raspberry Pi GPIO port as an input to monitor the status of a switch.
- Command Line Clinic: Linux commands - In this issue, we will explain why Linux commands behave the way they do.
- Skutter: How to write a program for your USB device - Installing Python PyUSB libraries To be able to control your USB device you will need the Python PyUSB libraries.
- To protect and serve your Raspberry Pi - This article will describe a cheap way to protect your GPIO connector from accidental shorts and physical damage, and at the same time provide a GPIO socket which can be easily connected
- Meeting Pi - At age 5 to 6 I was fortunate to have access to a ZXSpectrum 48+, a passion for electronics and resulting career was the end result. Many years later, the Raspberry Pi is waiting to inspire the next generation of engineers.
- The C Cave - C is an excellent language for building fast and very efficient programs. It can be found in applications where speed and memory footprint matter, such as the Linux kernel and data acquisition systems.
- The Scratch Patch 2 - In this article, I'm going to show you a few programs to try in Scratch.
- The Python Pit – overlaying surfaces on the screen
- Programming Fundamentals - Although there are many programming languages, a lot of it is just different ways to do the same thing; much like spoken languages all have different ways of saying “Hello, how are you?”.
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The MagPi Issue 3