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Learn to interact with the physical world using computing and electronics on a Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless. In this workshop you will build your own Raspberry Pi electronics project using Python programming and a GPIO electronics kit. Learn how to actuate, sense, and interact with the real world from your Raspberry Pi using its General Purpose Input Output pins. Push buttons, LED lights, make a buzzer beep based on how bright the light is. What you'll learn will empower you with endless potential to interact with the real world.
 

Please bring a Wifi enabled laptop/Mac and hardware kits will be bought on the day by each candidate for R700 will have to buy cash on the day.

 

 

About Philip Booysen: Booysen has 22 years experience in the Open Source Software and Enterprise Linux IT ecosystem. He started hacking the Raspberry Pi which is a small credit card size computer, in May 2012, being one of the first official five people in Gauteng to own a Pi. He subsequently founded two companies based on the Raspberry Pi and is very well known in the Open Source Community as one of only a few Red Hat Certified Architects in SA. Booysen also co-founded a maker space to foster people's curiosity and promote collaborative intelligence activities.



 

About my business, Pi Guy: Pi Guy (https://www.piguy.co.za) offers an exciting range of training courses based on the Raspberry Pi credit card size computer platform. All the courses are designed with one thing in mind, making it easy to understand and apply what you learn. Advance into a higher understanding and practical implementation of the amazing technology behind this platform. Pi Guy courses appeal to Makers, Engineers, Technologists, Home Tinkerers and anyone with an interest to build technical solutions including home automation and Internet Of Things on the internationally available Raspberry Pi computer platform. https://www.piguy.co.za/about_us

 



 

 

When and where?



Glass Box - Tshimologong Precinct
47 Juta Street
Braamfontein
Johannesburg
South Africa
2001

Starts:
Fri 08 Sep 2017 at 2:00 PM (SAST)
Ends:
Fri 08 Sep 2017 at 4:00 PM (SAST)

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