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Raspberry Pi 3 Projects for Java Programmers

By : Rajdeep Chandra, John Sirach, Pradeeka Seneviratne
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Raspberry Pi 3 Projects for Java Programmers

By: Rajdeep Chandra, John Sirach, Pradeeka Seneviratne

Overview of this book

Raspberry Pi is a small, low cost and yet very powerful development platform. It is used to interact with attached electronics by the use of it's GPIO pins for multiple use cases, mainly Home Automation and Robotics. Our book is a project-based guide that will show you how to utilize the Raspberry Pi's GPIO with Java and how you can leverage this utilization with your knowledge of Java. You will start with installing and setting up the necessary hardware to create a seamless development platform. You will then straightaway start by building a project that will utilize light for presence detection. Next, you will program the application, capable of handling real time data using MQTT and utilize RPC to publish data to Further, you will build a wireless robot on top of the zuma chassis with the Raspberry Pi as the main controller. Lastly, you will end the book with advanced projects that will help you to create a multi-purpose IoT controller along with building a security camera that will perform image capture and recognize faces with the help of notifications. By the end of the book, you will be able to build your own real world usable projects not limited to Home Automation, IoT and/or Robotics utilizing logic, user and web interfaces.
Table of Contents (8 chapters)
Integrating a Real-Time IoT Dashboard

What you need for this book

The following software and hardware components are essential in order to build all the projects that presented in this book:

  • Raspberry Pi 3
  • Micro SD card
  • HDMI screen or HDMI enabled TV
  • HDMI to HDMI cable
  • 5V power supply
  • Breadboard and wires
  • Raspberry Pi 3 T-Cobbler or male to female jumper wires
  • Kohm resistors
  • Hitachi HD44780 16X2 LCD
  • A device capable of being detected by Bluetooth, such as a mobile phone
  • Phillips head screw driver
  • One Zumo Chassis kit (no motors)
  • Two 100:1 micro metal Gearmotor HP 6V
  • One H-bridge motor driver - SN754410 breakout board
  • Aluminum Standoff
  • Machine screws
  • Two 0.1µF ceramic capacitors
  • Four rechargeable NiMH AA batteries
  • One USB battery pack for Raspberry Pi - 10000 mAh - 2 x 5V outputs
  • 3mm LED
  • Raspberry Pi camera module with mount
  • Hookup wires