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10 things you'll need for your first Raspberry Pi build Rasberry Pi, Robot Kits, Raspberry Pi Projects, Technology World, Arduino Projects, About Me Blog, Language, Teaching, Software

10 things you'll need for your first Raspberry Pi build

To many of us South Africans, the Raspberry Pi is something only for computer geeks, computer engineers, guys, people who know their electronics, established hobbyists or people from the USA. Although this is true, the Raspberry Pi is also available, locally, in South Africa! These are the things you'll need for your first Raspberry Pi build.

The White Clouds, Blue Sky palette has 5 colours which are processed cyan , vivid cerulean , white, true blue and denim. Sky Colour, Blue Colour Palette, Website Color Schemes, Colour Schemes, Blue Clouds, White Clouds, Olympic Colors, Creative Web Design, Falling From The Sky

White clouds, blue sky colour scheme

The White Clouds, Blue Sky palette has 5 colours which are processed cyan , vivid cerulean , white, true blue and denim. It is a nice, clean classic colour scheme for creating sky colours in Blender and Photoshop.

With so many LEGO® brick creators, LEGO® related software packages, LEGO® movies, LEGO® content creators and more, the word 'LEGO®' gets used almost daily by thousands of people. Lego Website, Lego Books, Used Legos, Lego Truck, Lego Mindstorms, Creative Web Design, Brick Design, Library Programs, Lego Models

Things you need to know before using the word 'LEGO®'

With so many LEGO® brick creators, LEGO® related software packages, LEGO® movies, LEGO® content creators and more, the word 'LEGO®' gets used almost daily by thousands of people. The owners of this trademarked name can be quite strict about its use, and unauthorised use of it can cause trouble.

Understanding the colour wheel Triad Color Scheme, Split Complementary Color Scheme, Tertiary Color, Monochromatic Color Scheme, Neutral Colors, Warm And Cool Colors, Basic Colors, Blue Color Wheel, Types Of Color Schemes

Understanding the colour wheel

The colour wheel is a 360-degrees representation of colour hues organised in a circle. It can be used for the visual representation of the relationships between primary, secondary and tertiary colours.

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South African stores that accept PayPal | Behind The Scenes

There's a couple of good reasons why South Africans might want to pay for online goods using PayPal. Here are a couple of websites that accept PayPal.

PuTTY is a free Linux terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application that is used to connect to remote devices. Windows Operating Systems, Open Source, Linux, Raspberry, Connection, About Me Blog, Articles, Letters, Letter

Using PuTTY to connect to a Raspberry Pi

PuTTY is a free, open-source Linux terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application. It is used to connect to a remote device with one of its many connection types.

Setting a static (vs. dynamic) IP address is sometimes required for stand-alone Raspberry Pis. This guide is to set up a static IP address on Raspbian. New Ip, Wireless Router, Raspberry, About Me Blog, Articles, Raspberries

Setting up a static IP address on the Raspberry Pi

Setting a static (vs. dynamic) IP address is sometimes required for stand-alone Raspberry Pis. Whereas dynamic (DHCP) IPs might change from time to time, a static IP will not and will simplify and standardise network connections to the Raspberry Pi.

This is a growing list of the solid brick colours and the codes that I frequently use in Blender. It includes information for LEGO® bricks, Bricklink, Peeron and LDraw/LeoCAD. Solid Brick, Brick Colors, Bluish Gray, Dark Tan, Lego Brick, Grey Stone, Light Orange, Bright Green, About Me Blog

The unofficial plastic brick solid colour palette

This is a growing list of the solid brick colours and the codes that I frequently use in Blender. It includes information for LEGO® bricks, Bricklink, Peeron and LDraw/LeoCAD.

You can pay with PayPal on these online South African shops South African Shop, Afrikaans, Behind The Scenes, About Me Blog, Shops, Articles, Tents, Retail, Retail Stores

South African stores that accept PayPal | Behind The Scenes

There's a couple of good reasons why South Africans might want to pay for online goods using PayPal. Here are a couple of websites that accept PayPal.

Olympic is a clean classic colour scheme for websites and houses. It is reminiscent of beach house décor. Olympic Colors, Website Color Schemes, Blue Clouds, Beach House Decor, Home Decor, About Me Blog, Delicate, Articles, Colors

The colour scheme that is reminiscent of beach houses and furniture

Olympic is a very nice, clean classic colour scheme for websites and houses. The colours are Antique Silver, Delicate White & Blue Cloud. It is reminiscent of beach house décor.

Out of the box, the Raspberry Pi comes without an operating system. Fortunately, there are various (free) operating systems available to choose from. Operating System, Raspberry, About Me Blog, Articles, Raspberries

Basics of installing an operating system to a Raspberry Pi

Out of the box, the Raspberry Pi comes without an operating system. Fortunately, there are various operating systems available to choose from. This post will show the basics of installing an operating system to a Raspberry Pi.

This post will show how to share a Raspberry Pi directory on a local network and mention considerations and potential problems in the process. Windows Client, Local Area Network, Creative Web Design, Windows System, Raspberry, About Me Blog, Articles, Raspberries

Sharing a Raspberry Pi directory on a Local Area Network

Sharing a Raspberry Pi directory on a local network is required in many different scenarios. This post will show how it is done and mention considerations and potential problems in the process.

Using a Raspberry Pi as a stand-alone DynamoDB, NoSQL database server Memory Management, Standing Alone, Raspberry, About Me Blog, Articles, Raspberries

Using a Raspberry Pi as a stand-alone DynamoDB, NoSQL database server

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a downloadable version of DynamoDB to be installed locally on a device. This post will show how to use a Raspberry Pi as a stand-alone DynamoDB, NoSQL database server.

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Flickr colours

Although Flickr is all about photos and videos, their logo consist of two simple colours, namely blue and pink. These two colours work well together and can easily paired with white or black too.

With a plethora of mini media centre boxes becoming readily available, it comes as no surprise that open source platforms are also available for this purpose. Kodi Raspberry Pi, Creative Web Design, Network Cable, Superhero Movies, Media Center, Centre, About Me Blog, Articles, Things To Come

Using a Raspberry Pi as a cheap media centre

With a plethora of mini media centre boxes becoming readily available, it comes as no surprise that open source platforms are also available for this purpose. Kodi is one such platform and it is available to be installed onto a Raspberry Pi.

The bright autumn colour scheme has very strong shades of orange and brown. Color Schemes, Colours, Bright, Autumn, Blog, Articles, Fall Color Schemes, R Color Palette, Fall Season

Bright autumn colour scheme

The bright autumn colour scheme has very strong shades of orange and brown.