Author: Andrew Oakley

Cotswold Jam Raspbian Buster image with workshop tutorial files

Cotswold Jam’s modified Raspbian image is an up-to-date (March 2020) version of Raspbian Buster, set up for our workshop tutorials with all files already installed. It’s quite a large download – 2.9GB – so we’ve made it available using BitTorrent:

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Workshop files for Pi Day Sat 14 March 2020

Workshop files for our “Pi Day” Saturday 2020-03-14 Jam are now available to download from: www.cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2020-03/ This includes: • Addressable RGB LEDs (updated for Raspbian Buster) • Scratch Maze • Minecraft Dungeon If you’re using Raspbian Buster and can’t find

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We’re Back! Pi Day event Sat 14 March Cheltenham Hackspace

Cotswold Jam is back! We’re running several “Roadshow” events in 2020. starting with “Pi Day” on Saturday 14 March 14 (2020-03-14) at Cheltenham Hackspace. This is event features three separate coding tutorials. We will also have Roadshow events at Cheltenham

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Rethink – can you help?

Cotswold Jam’s main large events are on hiatus while we have a bit of a rethink. We’ve been going over five years and we are going to have a rest for a while, to freshen up how we work. In

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Downloads for March and May 2019

Tutorial downloads for March and May 2019 are now available from: • http://www.cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2019-05/ • http://www.cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2019-03/ This includes from March: • Minecraft Lava • Addressable LEDs ( neopixels / RGB LEDs ) • Simple LED with GPIOZero …and for May: •

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Raspberry Pi Christmas Shopping Wish List 2018

Here’s my Christmas shopping recommendations for those looking to get started from scratch with the Raspberry Pi, and a few wishlist items for those who are already enamoured with it. Skip to: [ Individual Essentials | Books & Magazines |
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Downloads for September 2018

Downloads for our tutorials and workshops from 15 September 2018 are now available from: http://cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2018-09/ This includes • Light Sensor Nightlight • LED Mini Lightsaber • Minecraft Village

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Files for May 2018 Workshops now available

Files for our May 2018 tutorials are now available from: • cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2018-05 This includes: • Servos and Robots – how to use a servo as a highly controllable motor, by Andy Baker • Minecraft Skyscraper – build a tower block

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Workshop files for March 2018

Files for our Sunday 4 March 2018 Big Birthday Weekend event are now available: • cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2018-03/ These include: • LEGO® Burglar Alarm – a GPIOZero Python project using a reed switch, magnet and piezo buzzer • Web Server and HTML

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Jan 2018 & Nov 2017 workshop files

Workshop files for our November 2017 and January 2018 events are now available from: • cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2017-11 • cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2018-01 November includes: • LEGO® Christmas Tree with LEDs and Python • Scratch Simple Maze • Minecraft Christmas Tree January includes: • Updates

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