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Makerspace Resource Guide: Microcontrollers

What is a Raspberry Pi?


Published on March 16, 2015
Learn the basic features of the Raspberry Pi microcontroller and how people are using this technology to make fun and useful projects.


Source: Raspberry Pi on YouTube

Python is the language used to program the Raspberry Pi.

  • Python on Codeacademy - Learn to code with these free and interactive tutorials.
  • Google Foundations Path - Learn the basics of computer programming in this course developed by Google. The modules include exercises in Python, but focus on understanding the fundamentals needed to learn coding.

Learn to Code!


Published on February 26, 2013
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and other professionals discuss the importance of learning to code.


Source: Code.org on YouTube


Learn Computer Science for Free with Ivy League Courses: Code.org provides links to high-quality Computer Science 101 courses from Harvard and Stanford. 

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