Author: Andrew Oakley

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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2018 Dates

The dates for our 2018 events are proposed as follows: Sat 27 Jan 2018 Sun 4 Mar 2018 (RPi Foundation Big Birthday Weekend) Sat 19 May 2018 Sat 15 Sep 2018 Sat 24 Nov 2018 Dates can be subject to

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September 2017 workshop files

Files from our September 2017 workshops are now available: • cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2017-09 These include: • LED Lightsaber • Minecraft Coding with TNT and Lava • Voice Control It also includes a torrent file for our custom Raspbian image which is ready-made

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June 2017 workshop files available – Minecraft – Motors

Files for our June 2017 workshops are now available: http://cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2017-06/ This includes: PiZ Moto motor code (Python) Introduction to Minecraft Programming (Python)

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Mini Maker Competition

Hear ye, hear ye!! This is to announce an exciting event that will be taking place at Cotswold Raspberry Jam on Saturday 23rd September 2017. We will be running a mini-maker competition for all children who are (or were) in

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Workshop files for March 2017 now available

Workshop files for our 25 March 2017 event are now available from: cotswoldjam.org/downloads/2017-03 These include: • GPIOZero Lego Traffic Lights – by Andrew Oakley • GUIZero Cat Name Generator – Pictures, Buttons and Colours in Python – by Laura Sach

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