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Issue 7 Contents:
A Little Ray Of Sunshine…
The Raspberry Ladder Board - The Raspberry Ladder board is a kit of parts intended to be used as an introduction to soldering and GPIO programming on the Raspberry Pi.
Interrupts and Other Activities with GPIO Pins - How to share GPIO resources among multiple applications, and use of interrupts to replace wasteful status check loops.
An interview with Mike Thompson - The Raspbian distribution of Debian provides the operating system behind most Raspberry Pi installations.
Turbo Pi - Fancy getting some more oomph from your Pi? Go Turbo!
Pi-Evolution - The pace of development surrounding the Raspberry Pi is hard to keep up with.
The basics of GNU Make - make is a central part of building packages of compiled code or documentation on a Linux system.
Welcome to the C++ Cache - An introduction to the C++ programming language - one of the most popular used today.
The Scratch Patch: Defensive Programming - This month we are having a go at some "defensive programming"; in other words trying to write a program that can handle errors.
The Python Pit: Command Line Arguments - Using command line arguments gives fine control over a program at the moment of execution.