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New book: Get Started with MicroPython on Raspberry Pi Pico

Reading Time: 3 minutes So, you’ve got a brand new Raspberry Pi Pico and want to know how to get started with this tiny but powerful microcontroller? We’ve got just the book for you. Beginner-friendly In Get Started with MicroPython on Raspberry Pi Pico, you’ll learn how to use the beginner-friendly language MicroPython to write programs and connect hardware […]

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New book: Help! My computer is broken

Reading Time: 3 minutes Surprise! We thought we’d squeeze in another shiny new thing for you before the year is out. And it’ll make a cracking Christmas present. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzpre3BVTVc?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] Who is it for? Our brand new book Help! My Computer is Broken (How do I fix it?) takes the most common computer problems and tells you how to […]

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Gifts that last all year round

Reading Time: 3 minutes What if you could give the joy of opening a Raspberry Pi–themed gift every single month for a whole year? But what if the thought of wrapping 12 individual things fills you with Scrooge-level dread? Snap up a magazine subscription for one of your nearest and/or dearest and we’ll take care of the packaging and […]

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New book: The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hey everyone, come and see, come and see! Here’s a great new bookazine from the makers of the official Raspberry Pi magazine. We do love the folks at The MagPi. Clever, they are. If, like us, you’re over 2020 already, dive into the pages of The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook 2021, and pretend it never […]

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New book: Create Graphical User Interfaces with Python

Reading Time: 3 minutes Laura Sach and Martin O’Hanlon, who are both Learning Managers at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, have written a brand-new book to help you to get more out of your Python projects. In Create Graphical User Interfaces with Python, Laura and Martin show you how to add buttons, boxes, pictures, colours, and more to your Python […]

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Latest Raspberry Pi OS update – May 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes Along with yesterday’s launch of the new 8GB Raspberry Pi 4, we launched a beta 64-bit ARM version of Debian with the Raspberry Pi Desktop, so you could use all those extra gigabytes. We also updated the 32-bit version of Raspberry Pi OS (the new name for Raspbian), so here’s a quick run-through of what […]

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The Raspberry Pi Press store is looking mighty fine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eagle-eyed Raspberry Pi Press fans might have noticed some changes over the past few months to the look and feel of our website. Today we’re pleased to unveil a new look for the Raspberry Pi Press website and its online store. Did you know? Raspberry Pi Press is the publishing imprint of Raspberry Pi (Trading) […]

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New book: The Official Raspberry Pi Camera Guide

Reading Time: 3 minutes To coincide with yesterday’s launch of the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera, Raspberry Pi Press has created a new Official Camera Guide to help you get started and inspire your future projects. The Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera Connecting a High Quality Camera turns your Raspberry Pi into a powerful digital camera. This 132-page book […]

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Wireframe’s deep(ish) dive into the glorious double jump

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yoshi aside, we can’t think of anyone who isn’t a fan of the double jump. In their latest video, the Wireframe magazine team take a deep(ish) dive into one of video gaming’s most iconic moves. What is the Double Jump | Wireframe Deep Dive The humble jump got a kick in 1984 with the introduction […]

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The History of Pong | Code the Classics

Reading Time: 7 minutes One topic explored in Code the Classics from Raspberry Pi Press is the origin story and success of Pong, one of the most prominent games in early video game history. ‘The success of Pong led to the creation of Pong home consoles (and numerous unofficial clones) that could be connected to a television. Versions have […]

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USA magazine subscriptions offer: 48% off standard prices

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today we’re launching a time-limited special offer on subscriptions to HackSpace magazine and The MagPi magazine for readers in the USA, saving you a whopping 48% compared to standard overseas subscriptions. We want to help as many people as possible get their hands on our fantastic publications. Starting today, you can subscribe to these magazines […]

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Build your own first-person shooter in Unity

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi Press is back with a new publication: this time, it’s Wireframe’s time to shine, with Build Your Own First-Person Shooter in Unity. BUILD YOUR OWN first-person shooter game in Unity || Wireframe magazine Ever fancied creating your own first-person shooter game? Now you can with Wireframe’s brand new, 140-page bookazine, which positively heaves […]

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New book: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raspberry Pi Press is delighted to announce the release of the latest addition to your bookshelf: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi! Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a wider audience by translating our video content: http://rpf.io/yttranslate Buy a Raspberry Pi from one of our Approved Resellers: http://rpf.io/ytproducts […]

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New book: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raspberry Pi Press is delighted to announce the release of the latest addition to your bookshelf: Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi! Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a wider audience by translating our video content: http://rpf.io/yttranslate Buy a Raspberry Pi from one of our Approved Resellers: http://rpf.io/ytproducts […]