Category Archives: General

Simple Raspberry Pi Camera Photo Gallery Using PHP

There are a lot of Raspberry Pi camera projects out there that capture photos. Obviously. I’ve found a nice PHP script that lets you view these photos directly from the Pi via a web browser. The script is called “Single … Continue reading

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Celebrating The New Website Design

For a number of months the Raspberry Pi Foundation has been planning a website re-design. They have also been putting together an education hub that would make lots of learning resources available to teachers, parents, kids and hobbyists. On 1st … Continue reading

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DigiMakers Bristol – 22nd March 2014

We attended another excellent Digi Makers event held at the @Bristol centre. It’s always nice to wander around and look at the various activities but I also signed up my son for a couple of the workshops. They suggested using SD … Continue reading

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Creating A Custom Cyntech Pi Case Tripod Mount

While working on a Raspberry Pi camera project I wanted to mount the Pi and camera on a standard tripod. I’ve got a few tripods and I was getting fed up with trying to mount the camera using sellotape, blu-tack … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday! The Raspberry Pi Is Two Years Old!

The Raspberry Pi is two years old. The credit card computer was described by some as “vapourware” but has now sold more than 2 million units worldwide. That’s a product demand that would have helped prop up Nintendo’s stock price … Continue reading

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Cambridge Raspberry Jam – February 2014

It was a wet and windy journey but we made it to Cambridge in good time ready for the CamJam. I drove with Graham ( and Harry ( as passengers. Unlike our last trip to Cambridge we decided to not … Continue reading

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DigiMakers Bristol – 1st February 2014

Despite the threats of floods and road closures we headed into Bristol today to take a look round the DigiMakers event at At-Bristol. The last one we attended was great fun and my son enjoyed the Scratch workshop with robots. … Continue reading

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DigiMakers Bristol – 16th November 2013

Today I went to the DigiMakers (aka Raspberry Pi Boot Camp) event held in the @Bristol Science Centre. I had booked a place for my son on the “Controlling a Robotic Rover with Scratch” workshop run by Alan from Dawn … Continue reading

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Adventures In Raspberry Pi

“Adventures in Raspberry Pi” is a book by Carrie Anne Philbin, a valued member of the Raspberry Pi community. Miss Philbin is a secondary school teacher of computing so knows a thing or two about the challenges of teaching kids … Continue reading

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Pi-Lite LED Matrix Board Custom Sprites Example

In my previous post about the Pi-Lite I explained how to set it up and how you could display scrolling text in Python. In this post I will explain how to create custom 14×9 pictures and then send them to … Continue reading

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