Python Programming Tutorial: Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi

Contributors: Shawn Hymel
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Resources and Going Further

Hopefully, this tutorial has given you a starting point for your adventures with Python (and more specifically, how to control hardware with Python). If you would like to dig deeper into the Python language, here are some resources for you:

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Looking for even more inspiration? Check out these other Raspberry Pi projects:

Building Large LED Installations

Learn what it takes to build large LED installations from planning to power requirements to execution.

Bark Back Interactive Pet Monitor

Monitor and interact with pets through this dog bark detector project based on the Raspberry Pi!

Raspberry Pi Zero Helmet Impact Force Monitor

How much impact can the human body handle? This tutorial will teach you how to build your very own impact force monitor using a helmet, Raspberry Pi Zero, and accelerometer!

Using Flask to Send Data to a Raspberry Pi

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to use the Flask framework for Python to send data from ESP8266 WiFi nodes to a Raspberry Pi over an internal WiFi network.

Or check out some of these blog posts for ideas: