Single Board Computers
When you want to get creative and explore computing and programming languages such as Python and HTML5, The Raspberry Pi is one of the go-to computer accessories. It might only be credit-card sized, but don’t let that fool you, the Raspberry Pi packs a powerful punch.
You can plug a Raspberry Pi into a computer monitor or a TV and it uses a standard keyboard and mouse so it’s easy get started. The Raspberry Pi was specifically designed to get novices and young people to learn how to code and it has become extremely popular with students and teachers alike. The Raspberry Pi and the new Raspberry Pi 2 are incredibly portable as they fit easily into a bag and weigh very little so you can take them virtually anywhere.
The Raspberry Pi 2 is the latest version and it has twice the memory of the Raspberry Pi and is 6 times faster due to a new quad core processor. One of the easiest and most popular programming languages you can learn on a Raspberry Pi or Raspberry Pi 2 is Scratch, which was developed specifically to help young people get familiar with mathematical and computational concepts.
Whether you’re looking for a fast and portable way to learn a new programming language or if you simply want to brush up on skills you already know, the Raspberry pi and Raspberry Pi 2 are the best, low-cost options.