The Raspberry PI must have its own Operating System we use a version called Raspbian Wheezy; a lightweight basic version of Linux Debian.
2017 Beginners Project
Our last project with the beginners group before they embark on their own projects this September/October, involves the Raspberry Pi computers.
The project aims to give an insight into several different programming and scripting languages to result in controlling LEDs using a web interface.
8th February 2017 – An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi
8th February 2017 – Raspbian and UNIX
15th February 2017 – Electronics and the GPIO
15th February 2017 – WiringPi Software Library
22nd February – Half Term (No Meeting)
1st March 2017 – Apache and the Web Server
8th March 2017 – PHP – Hypertext Pre-processing
15nd March 2017 – Creating an Interface
22th March 2017 – Creating an Interface
1st April 2017 – Valiants
The content and worksheets for this project can be found at
For more information and software for the Raspberry PI please contact