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Raspberry Pi Hands-On For Beginners@APU

Description

What You Will Learn

  • Raspberry Pi hardware setup

  • Installing and configuring Raspbian (Raspberry Pi operating system)

  • Setting-up Graphical User Interface

  • Remotely access your Raspberry Pi from your laptop

  • Basic Linux commands

  • Overview on Scratch and Python programming


Who Should Attend

  • People who are completely new to Raspberry Pi with little or no computer skills

  • Students thinking of building their project using Raspberry Pi

  • Electronics or electrical hobbyist or professionals who might be familiar with Arduino but not Raspberry Pi

  • Anyone in general who prefers hands-on learning over merely reading


What You Need To Bring (APU Students Need To Bring Only Laptop)


Attendees need to bring the items below or buy the "Raspberry Pi Bare Minimum Kit" from RaspberryWare our hardware partner :
  • Raspberry Pi

  • Minimum 8GB Micro SD card with SD card adapter

  • USB cable

  • Network cable

  • MS Windows laptop with WiFi and SD card reader (Mac is fine but support is limited)


Where To Buy Raspberry Pi


Shop online at RaspberryWare for the "Raspberry Pi Bare Minimum Kit" at discounted price for Malaysia Raspberry Pi Club members and workshop attendees. For those who prefers Cash-On-Delivery, after adding the kit into shopping cart:

  1. Click "Checkout" button
  2. Key-in the APU address and postcode (as stated on the right side of this screen)
  3. Select "Local Delivery (Free)" option
  4. Select Cash-On-Delivery option
Alternatively, attendees can bring their own Raspberry Pi or buy from any other sources.


I Am Interested. What Should I Do?


Step 1: On the right of your screen, click on “Buy Tickets”

Step 2: Fill-up the registration form and click Submit

Step 3: Buy Raspberry Pi and accessories as listed under the "What You Need To Bring" section

Step 4: Arrive at the workshop on time along with your Raspberry Pi kit and laptop

Step 5 (Optional) : Collect hardware at workshop if Cash-On-Delivery


What Is Raspberry Pi?


The Raspberry Pi is a series of credit card-sized single-board-computers developed in by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in UK with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools and developing countries. Hobbyists, professionals and university students with computers and engineering background around the world found it useful for that electronics, electrical or mechanical systems due to size, cost and ability to integrate with those systems.


Who We Are


We are a small group of Raspberry Pi enthusiast who would like to create a platform for the Raspberry Pi User community in Malaysia to learn, share and connect with each other through regular events we organize. The events are open to all regardless of age, background or competency level. For further information and to view our past events, visit www.myraspberrypi.club


Why Are We Doing This


We want to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Malaysia through the use of Raspberry Pi. We want to emulate the success of Raspberry Pi Foundation UK in Malaysia in promoting computer science. We want to focus on educational and learning activities as the foundation that will lead to other causes. We do this because we care about improving education in Malaysia and we believe Malaysians "Boleh !".


Events We Organize


We aim to organize regular events like "Show & Tell" talks, and "Hands-On" workshops at different venues around Klang Valley. We are not limiting ourselves to Klang Valley but this is our starting point. We recognize each individual or group have different needs and interest. Therefore, each event will be designed to focus on the needs or interest of a specific target audience group.



Intended Audience & Outcomes


The club activities are intended for new and seasoned Raspberry Pi people who wants to:

  • learn more about Raspberry Pi

  • share their knowledge and skills

  • find project team members to collaborate

  • network or establish fellowship with enthusiast

  • explore new or non-profit opportunities

Event Timeline
Sat Jun 25, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM MYT
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Venue
Tickets
Pi Fans 50.00 MYR
APU Students 50.00 MYR

On sale until Jun 24, 2016, 3:00:00 PM

Venue Address
Level 3 Computer Room, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU / APIIT) Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia
Organizer
Malaysia Raspberry Pi Club
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