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Raspberry Pi cookbook for Python programmers

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Raspberry Pi cookbook for Python programmers

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

General component sources


Once you have completed some of the hardware-based recipes in this book, you may find that you want to experiment with other components. There are many places where you can get good value for components and add-on modules for general electronics, and also specifically for Raspberry Pi or other electronic-based hobbies. This list is not exhaustive, but is a selection of places I have ordered items from in the past and that offer good value for money.

General electronic component retailers

You will probably find that every retailer mentioned in the following list has localized sites for their own country, offers worldwide services or has local distribution services:

  • Farnell/element14/Newark: http://www.newark.com

  • RS Components: http://www.rs-components.com

  • Amazon: http://www.amzon.com

  • eBay: http://www.ebay.com

  • Tandy UK: http://www.tandyonline.co.uk

  • Maplin UK: http://www.maplin.co.uk

Makers, hobbyists, and Raspberry Pi specialists

There are many companies that specialize in selling modules and add-ons that can be used with computers and devices, such as Raspberry Pi, that are aimed at the hobbyist. Some of them are as follows:

  • Adafruit Industries: http://www.adafruit.com

  • SparkFun Electronics: http://www.sparkfun.com

  • Mouser Electronics: http://www.mouser.com

  • Banggood: http://www.banggood.com

  • DealExtreme: http://dx.com

  • Pimoroni: http://shop.pimoroni.com

  • Pi Supply: http://www.pi-supply.com

  • PiBorg: http://www.piborg.com

  • Hobbyking: http://www.hobbyking.com

  • ModMyPi: http://www.modmypi.com

  • Quick2Wire: http://quick2wire.com

  • GeekOnFire: http://www.geekonfire.com

  • Ciseco: http://shop.ciseco.co.uk

You can also have a look at my own site at the following which specializes in educational kits and tutorials:

  • Pi Hardware: http://PiHardware.com