This Instructable will discuss the use of XML on applications for the Raspberry Pi. Step one covers what is XML and the format of the data structures. Step two will cover building and parsing XML in Python and step three will show how XML is used as a communications protocol for a client / server application, RasPiConnect (www.milocreek.com). RasPiConnect is an iPad/iPhone app that connects and displays information for any number of Raspberry Pi's via a defined XML interface.In this instructable you will learn:What is XML?How is XML Structured?What is XML Used For?How to Parse and Send XML using PythonSee an Example Application for XMLMore XML information, cool projects and blogs on www.switchdoc.com
Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids, an open-source book by Daniel Bates, is now available online here. The book shows you how to set up your pi and also includes detailed project tutorials that are gre... (Scheduled via TrafficWonker.com)
Our series of MagPi Essentials books continues with this guide to programming in Scratch. This freely-available visual programming language from MIT is particularly good for children getting to grips with starting programming, and our book is written with the younger reader in mind.