I have recently signed up to be a member of Amazon Prime and this means I can
pick and choose from a huge range of titles which are instantly transferred to
The Amazon Prime service costs £49 a year and is a bargain.
(Just over £4 a month).
A lot of the titles within the lending library are from up
and coming authors and self-published authors.
Everyday Linux User where I will pick a technical book at random, read it and
The main difference I find between published and self-published work is the
choice of content within the book. A published author will have had their work
scrutinised by the publishing house and they will have been told what to
include and what to leave out.
often throw in the proverbial kitchen sink. The “Big Book Of Raspberry PI”
falls into this category.
Raspberry PI is, how to download operating systems, how to set up the SD card
and how to set up the Raspberry PI. These are very useful chapters and written
well. You can of course get the same information about the Raspberry PI on this site.
to install Raspbian (although it is called Debian in the book). The subject is
covered fairly well and if you are new to the Raspberry PI this is useful
important set up options covered including connecting to the internet and how
to use the Raspberry PI configuration utility.
then shows you how to set up Apache, PHP and MySQL and also shows how toinstall WordPress. This is a nice little project if you wish to go down this
begins explaining how to install Fedora onto the Raspberry PI. There is then a
guide showing how to install the LAMP stack on Fedora.
to install 2 different operating systems on the Raspberry PI and how to turn
them into web servers.
Raspberry PI and once that chapter is complete you are shown how to install
information about setting up Spotify and how to connect to RaspBMC from other
Book Of Raspberry PI” but the best is definitely saved until last.
step by step tutorial showing how to create games using PyGame. The book goes into
a good level of detail with screenshots and code and covers the whole process
very well. The majority of the book is actually a tutorial about Python and
Most of the information in the book can be obtained by searching the internet
and many of the sections are covered on this website.
as a Kindle eBook.
in very handy and it is reasonably priced.
£2.99. In the US the book costs $10.18 in paperback and $4.98 as a Kindle