personal 'programable' computer Commodore 64, MSX, X68000
Programable in many language
Feel interest for children easy to go programming throu game and video
Small and robust so that children could carry - hard to be broken
CPU is ARM Memory 256MB or 512MB
- CPU is very poor
- Need PCs for OS preparatin?
- Run some Apps like ordinary PCs?
- Really handle with case?
- Really it is friendly and fun?
Need to consider
Top 10 Raspberry Pi Myths and Truths
PC for preparation? Now Out-of-Box Software will help you pc-less installation.
Old wheezy would be downloaded Index of /raspbian/images
Running for 24 hours?
Yes, choose the cases has good airflow to keep your RPi being cool or being down or freeze we can't expected
almost sealed case might cause freezing your RPi thus hard to work 24 hours a day
Useful for Program?
but, be careful CPU, memory, resources. it very poorer than your usual PCs
RaspberrPi Foundation collaborate with Oracle
Useful for Games?
SInce such ARM Linux Devices are born some has been porting the old games to the drivers
BAT-MINI - Intel Bay Trail-M PC (we know as 'LIVA' of ECS)
rpi-upate latest raspbian kernal for developers - make sure whether you can really update or not. apps still odl and 'will not' works
Use FTDI Card connecting GPIO
Compute Module = can be delivered in August
Continue improving Software Pure Java with Oracle and etc....
Website improving - multi-lang website for non-English natives
Program Education Gathering (PEG) is the project helping Children
Established about 2 years ago. We have a Java in Tokyo and attend some IT and Makers events in Java
Please be careful using RPi for Desktopworks very slow than we expected
Audio Appliance OS is the first stop to use RPi
Raspbian is stable OS provided RPi Foundation