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The MagPi is an online magazine dedicated to the Raspberry Pi created by the community for the community. It's a great way to get to grips with learning how to program your Pi and how to get started on building hardware projects; it’ll also help you find out more about the community around the device and demystify the command line.
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Issue 4 Contents:
- In Control Part 3 - In this part we look at using a transistor to control devices that require more power.
- 3-Axis Accelerometer - Here is a 3-axis accelerometer solution for just a few pounds. Accelerometers measure the force of acceleration, allowing them to sense movement, speed and direction.
- Kernow Pi Launch - How Raspberry Pi (and lots of other goodies) are being brought into Cornish classrooms.
- Eben & Liz: The Interview - This month Eben and Liz Upton from the Raspberry Pi Foundation kindly put aside some time for an informal interview with the MagPi team.
- How to Customise your LXDE Menu - Arranging the menus in LXDE is a little more of a challenge than on Windows
- Command Line Clinic 3 - In this month's article, we will see how to edit configuration files. Configuration files allow you to change the behaviour of a Linux computer.
- The C Cave: Tutorial 2 – Variables, conditions and loops - This month we look at variables, conditions and loops
- The Scratch Patch: A simple game - In this article we will make a very simple game in Scratch.
- The Python Pit: Key Events - This month's example game demonstrates how to capture and use keydown/keyup events as well as introducing music and sound.
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The MagPi Issue 4