Below a quick overview of the content.
- Introduction and showcase video
Introduction and showcase video
To welcome and celebrate the new Raspberry Pi 4, we’re building a project consisting of four Pi(e)s!
Our first pie has two parts, a container and a lid.
All we have to do is make it bigger, and add an opening for our pies to come out.
Now we have a basic pie, but it does not look the part.
Using some glue, felt and coloured balls we add some extra pie-ness.
Our pie will hold everything we need, and one of them is our Raspberry Pi 4.
Configuring and powering is done the usual way.
We want our Pi in our pie to calculate π. To achieve this there’s a bit of python code.
You can play with the precision by changing the scale. The higher the scale, the longer it will take.
We have a Pi within a pie that calculates π.
The last step is to add some pies.
This requires two things, some ASCII art and a little thermal printer.
We have our ASCII pie, next is connecting the thermal printer. All we need to do is follow the steps outlined here.
You can find the complete code in the ‘Code’ section.
Now we have a Raspberry Pi 4, in a pie, calculating π, and printing pies!
What better way to welcome the new Raspberry Pi 4 then a Pi(e)fest!