Sweet Rewards: Raspberry Pi and the Internet of Things

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

Sweet Rewards: Raspberry Pi and the Internet of Things

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It can be used in electronics projects, spreadsheets, word processing, games, and can also play HD video. In this class, you’ll learn the details about what exactly Raspberry Pi is, what hardware and software are included, how to get one up and running, how to write your first program for it, and how to get it to interact with a web service on the Internet. You’ll also find out how Raspberry Pi can be used for Internet of Things applications. Whether you’re a software or hardware developer, maker, product manager, designer, technologist, or entrepreneur, this class will be incredibly useful to those interested in learning more about this valuable tool.

Takeaways

Identify what Raspberry Pi is and the hardware and software that’s included.

Understand how to handle and connect the Raspberry Pi hardware.

Get your Raspberry Pi working and take it home after the workshop.

Write introductory programs for your Raspberry Pi.

Be able to describe what the Internet of Things is and how the Raspberry Pi fits in.

Prereqs & Preparation

Students should have a working knowledge and proficiency using Mac or PC computers and the Internet, as well as a familiarity with using a text editor and command line programs, plus reasonable typing abilities for entering commands and writing short programs in languages such as Python.

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