Creating a Double Helix on MineCraft Pi Edition.

So I got bored last night and decided to create a double helix! Here’s the code. The first thing I did was imported all the modules I needed and start the connection to the server.: import math, block, random import minecraft as minecraft mc = minecraft.Minecraft.create() mc.postToChat(“Welcome to the Double Helix Creator”) The Maths Creating the […]

How to make a Raspberry Pi Ladybird with flashing LEDs

Here is the full tutorial on how to make a 3D printed Raspberry Pi Ladybird with programmable LEDs that  flash. The model plugs directly in to your Raspberry Pi and can be programmed using either Scratch or Python. You can either make your model using 3D printed as shown below or make the model using […]

How to play music on your Pi

So you want to play some music on you Pi? Well there are plenty of ways of playing music and we are going to cover just 2 simple ways. Play music straight from the command line (LXTerminal) Step 1 – Open LXTerminal First open up LXTerminal on your desktop.   Step 2. Plug in your speakers […]

How to get your Pi to speak to you

For this tutorial you will need: A set of speakers or headphones to plug in to your Pi Here’s a cool way of getting your pi to speak to you! 1. Open LXTerminal First open up LXTerminal on your desktop. 2. Install Espeak Now you need to download and install Espeak, the program that transforms […]

How to take screenshots on the Pi

Taking a screenshot isn’t enabled by default of the raspberry pi, so here is how you do it. 1. Open LXTerminal First open up LXTerminal on your desktop.   2. Install Scrot Now you need to download and install Scrot, a tiny screen shot utility. Open up LXTerminal and type the following command: pi@raspberrypi ~ […]