Monthly Archives: February 2015

Piface in a case.

Piface in a case During the week I received the very exciting “Piface Digital 2” I/O interface board from New-IT in the UK. It was clear while setting up the card with the Raspberry Pi b+ that the two together … Continue reading

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Well it is here , The Piface Digital 2 – I/O board.

As ever, a part I ordered from NEW_IT in the UK arrived with lighting speed this morning !!! With just lunch time available, I had a quick but very successful go at installing the Piface board onto my Raspberry pi … Continue reading

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Lets talk Flow charts and the art of Pseudo-code

Talking Flow charts and Pseudo-code Before you learn any computer programming language its always a good idea to first learn what they will be used for and just how you will be using them to write applications. Whether you use … Continue reading

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Reaching out to the real world : The Pi-face Digital 2

Reaching the real world The fundamental difference between a standard Tablet a Laptop or Desktop computer and a development board system is a little harder to define than you may think ! After all most of the components on a … Continue reading

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Looking at the Linux terminal commands and the Man pages.

Using the Linux command line and the Man pages In one of my previous post I referring to the differences between Linux and MS-Windows, I talked about the fact that Windows has removed itself largely from the command line interface … Continue reading

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The Python Language and a study book (Learning Python 5th edition) free to download!

Its my aim with this blog to share a learning process, in developing application software. Following the processes of putting some hardware systems into place such as the Raspberry pi b+ and B2 along with a Cubietruck, ARM CPU development … Continue reading

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A look at Linux and programming languages

So far on this blog my posts have related to the hardware I am using in order to help refresh and regain some software development skills and then take these skills forward into learning some new areas. In order to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 2 B

Well it’s arrived (My new Raspberry Pi b 2), after placing an order only four days ago. I ordered it from NEW-IT (See the link on the sidebar !), these suppliers are just so good with their customer service 🙂 … Continue reading

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Hot from the Oven, The Raspberry Pi B 2

Hot from the Oven, The Raspberry Pi B 2 – with a Tasty CPU Almost as if taking everyone by surprise, the Raspberry foundation on Monday launched a new Raspberry Pi development board, The Pi B 2 ! The new … Continue reading

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