Introduction to the Raspberry Pi GPIO and Physical Computing

Congrats, you’ve picked up your first Raspberry Pi – perhaps the smallest and least expensive computer you’ve ever bought! However, it sure doesn’t look like any computer you’re accustomed to, so let’s talk through the basics to get your Raspberry Pi up and running as a full desktop. We’re also going to learn how to interact with the GPIO and hook up an atmospheric sensor to read in some data with Python. Let’s start eating up this Pi!

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Introduction to the Raspberry Pi GPIO and Physical Computing

January 20, 2021

This tutorial will teach you how to set up your Raspberry Pi as a full desktop computer and read in sensor data through the GPIO using SparkFun hardware.

In this tutorial, we are going to cover a lot of basics that should be discussed before starting to use a Raspberry Pi. So if you are brand new to the platform, need a refresher, or are just interested in learning something new, click the link above!

However, if you do feel familiar enough with your Pi, why not sign up to our mailing list to stay up to date on the goings-on with your favorite Raspberry Pi reseller? Whatever your question or interest may be, make sure to check out our new Raspberry Pi page! Enjoy!

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