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Learn to build your own virtual worlds with Minecraft: Pi Edition, the only version that actively encourages you to hack and make with Minecraft.
R99.90  Inc VAT
The second book in the The MagPi Essentials range, Experiment with the Sense HAT introduces you to one of the most powerful add-on boards ever made for the Raspberry Pi.
R99.90  Inc VAT
Make Games with Python, the 2nd book in The MagPi Essentials range, is designed to help you learn the coding skills you need to create amazing games and applications on your Raspberry Pi.
R99.90  Inc VAT
Learn to code on your Raspberry Pi with the world’s leading visual programming language and the team behind the official Raspberry Pi magazine.
R99.90  Inc VAT
Learn to code musical masterpieces with the creator of Sonic Pi.
R99.90  Inc VAT
R249.90  Inc VAT
Conquer The Command Line, the first book in The MagPi Essentials range, is designed to help you learn to love the command line on the Raspberry Pi and other Linux computers.
R99.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Hacking and Making in Minecraft (Book minecraft)

Learn to build your own virtual worlds with Minecraft: Pi Edition, the only version that actively encourages you to hack and make with Minecraft…

Minecraft is the biggest game on the planet with more than 30 million copies sold across numerous hardware platforms. Not bad for a sandbox that doesn’t really have a point. The version of Minecraft available for Raspberry Pi is different. Firstly it’s entirely free and secondly it comes with a powerful API, which allows you to hack and make entire virtual worlds with a few simple lines of code.

In this book you’ll learn how to do some amazing things, including controlling things in the real world using the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins, make your own mini games and just about anything else you can imagine.

Learn to hack and make with Minecraft through 13 chapters:

  • Play the game and write your first program
  • Learn how to control blocks using the API
  • Create your first mini games
  • Use the GPIO with the Python API
  • Control Minecraft with Node-RED and Sonic Pi
  • and much, much more!
Learn to build your own virtual worlds with Minecraft: Pi Edition, the only version that actively encourages you to hack and make with Minecraft.
R99.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Experiment with the Sense HAT (book sense hat)
The second book in the The MagPi Essentials range, Experiment with the Sense HAT introduces you to one of the most powerful add-on boards ever made for the Raspberry Pi…

What is the Sense HAT? Why is it in space? Learn about its amazing sensor-suite, its incredible mission aboard the ISS with Astro Pi, and build five fun and educational projects to help you sense the world around you.

Master essential world-sensing skills across 10 chapters:

  • What is the Sense HAT?
  • How does the Astro Pi mission work?
  • Master the Sense HAT’s capabilities
  • Build a fun gravity simulator
  • Make a digital Magic 8 Ball
  • Create an interactive pixel pet
  • Build a reactions testing game
  • Make a powerful data logger
The second book in the The MagPi Essentials range, Experiment with the Sense HAT introduces you to one of the most powerful add-on boards ever made for the Raspberry Pi.
R99.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Make Games with Python (book python games)

Make Games with Python, the 2nd book in The MagPi Essentials range, is designed to help you learn the coding skills you need to create amazing games and applications on your Raspberry Pi.

While countless millions of us like nothing more than spending hours racking up high scores on our favourite games, too few of us are exposed to an even more gratifying way to spend the evening – making them.

Master essential game-making skills across 10 chapters:

  • Creating shapes and paths
  • Movement and animation
  • Using the keyboard & mouse
  • Adding sound and music
  • Simulating physics and forces
  • Building classes for actors
  • Creating your own shoot-em ‘up
Make Games with Python, the 2nd book in The MagPi Essentials range, is designed to help you learn the coding skills you need to create amazing games and applications on your Raspberry Pi.
R99.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Learn to Code with Scratch (book code scratch)

Learn to code on your Raspberry Pi with the world’s leading visual programming language and the team behind the official Raspberry Pi magazine…

Created by the boffins at MIT, Scratch enables children and adults without any prior knowledge to start programming within minutes. In this book, we’ll help you get started and guide you step-by-step through the process of creating all sorts of projects: games, animations, quizzes, electronics circuits, and more. With our help we think you’ll find that Scratch isn’t just a great way to learn to code, but lots of fun too!

Learn to programme on your Raspberry Pi through 13 jam-packed chapters:

  • Mast the different block types
  • Create animations & add interactive elements
  • Build your first games and applications
  • Make and control electronic circuits
  • Understand every block
  • and much, much more!
Learn to code on your Raspberry Pi with the world’s leading visual programming language and the team behind the official Raspberry Pi magazine.
R99.90  Inc VAT
Code Music With Sonic Pi (book sonic pi)

Sam Aaron, the creator of Sonic Pi, has written this book to complement the software’s built-in tutorial and to help you jump-start your live-coding career. The book is packed with fun, instantly rewarding examples designed to highlight many of the amazing things Sonic Pi enables you to do. By the time you’ve finished you’ll be able to code up some phat bass, sparkling synth leads and start practicing for your first live-coding gig…

Live code and craft amazing sounds across 10 chapters, including:

  • Master live loops
  • Build drum breaks
  • Compose your own melodies
  • Make random riffs and loops
  • Learn to shape and sculpt sounds
  • and much, much more…
Learn to code musical masterpieces with the creator of Sonic Pi.
R99.90  Inc VAT
Code Club Book of Scratch - Volume 1 (book code club scratch V1)



The first ever Code Club book is here! With it, 
you'll learn how to code using Scratch, the block-based programming language. In each chapter you’ll find instructions to build cool games, animations, and interactive stories. Your friendly robot guide will aid you step-by-step through each project and give you handy tips along the way.


• Learn to code using Scratch, the block-based language
• Follow step-by-step guides to create games and animations
• Use the magic glasses to reveal secret hints
• The spiral binding allows the book to lay flat 
• Includes 24 exclusive Code Club stickers!


R189.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Learn to Code with C (book Code with C)

Learn to program with the world’s most popular language using your Raspberry Pi.

The C programming language been used to program everything from the tiny microcontrollers used in watches and toasters up to huge software systems – most of Linux (and Raspbian itself) is written in it. Learn to code with C on your Raspberry Pi across 13 packed chapters:

  • Create variables & do arithmetic
  • Control the flow of your C programs
  • For loops and case statements
  • Understand and create functions
  • Work with arrays and strings
  • Interpreting user input
  • and much more
R99.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Simple Electronics with GPIO Zero (book simple electronics)

Create stunning electronics projects with your Raspberry Pi using our 100 page GPIO Zero Essentials guide.

Using the GPIO pins on your Raspberry Pi opens up a whole new world of possibilities. While it might seem daunting at first glance, with our help you’ll be creating electronic circuits and controlling them with the Python programming language within minutes. Grab your breadboard and start taking control of the real world with your Raspberry Pi today!

Learn from simple electronics projects across 12 chapters:

  • Program LED lights
  • Add a push button to your project
  • Build a motion sensing alarm
  • Create your own distance rangefinder
  • Make a laser-powered tripwire
  • Build a Raspberry Pi robot
  • and much more
R99.90  Inc VAT
HackSpace magazine Book of Making - Volume 1 (2019) (book of making)



We've gathered up our favourite maker projects from the first year of HackSpace magazine in one place the Book of Making volume one. It's 184 pages of hands-on guides, tips, tricks, and inspiration.


We show you how to build a tandoor, create your own drone, target your enemies with a face-tracking water gun, and much more. Whether you've got an hour to build something or you're looking for a weekend project, we've got a range of maker projects to choose from.

• Step into the wonderful world of making
• Be inspired by amazing projects from makerspace communities around the world
• Make your own creations with step-by-step guides
• Perfect projects for an hour, an afternoon, or weekend


R109.90  Inc VAT
Wearable Tech Projects (2019) (book wearable projects)

We’ve gathered up the best bits of wearable technology from the first two years of HackSpace magazine for this amazing book. Its 164 pages are packed with step-by-step tutorials and inspirational projects to help you add a unique look to your wardrobe!


Ditch the circuit board, step away from the computer: it’s time to use your tech skills to make your clothes electronic. You’ll find projects for sewing, 3D printing, laser cutting and programming, so whatever medium you choose, you’ll find inspiration and help getting started. 



• Get started with electronics and programming
• Sew your own circuits with wearable components
• Stand out from the crowd with light-up clothes
• Make replica sci-fi accessories


R159.90  Inc VAT
C And GUI Programming (book C GUI programming)

Even if you are an absolute beginner, this book will teach you all you need to know to write simple programs in C and start creating GUIs.

The first half of the book is an introduction to C, and covers the basics of writing simple command-line programs. The second half shows how to use the GTK user interface toolkit with C to create feature-rich GUI applications which can be run on the desktop.

156 pages of essential information:

  • Create simple command-line C programs
  • Control flow with conditions and loops
  • Handle variables, strings, and files
  • Design graphical user interface applications in C
  • Handle user input with buttons and menus
  • Use advanced UI features such as data stores and dialogs
R249.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Conquer the Command Line – 2nd Edition (book command line)

Fully updated for 2019 and featuring four extra chapters, Conquer The Command Line will help you learn to love the command line on the Raspberry Pi and other Linux computers…

For getting instructions from user to computer – in a clear, quick and unambiguous form – the command line is often the best way. Now – thanks to Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi – a new generation are discovering the power of the command line to simplify complex tasks, or instantly carry out simple ones.

Master essential skills across 14 chapters:

  • Find & install software
  • Manage removable storage
  • Use Secure Shell for remote access
  • Customise the command line
  • Protect your data with backups
  • Build software from source code
  • and much, much more.
Conquer The Command Line, the first book in The MagPi Essentials range, is designed to help you learn to love the command line on the Raspberry Pi and other Linux computers.
R99.90  Inc VAT
The official Raspberry Pi Projects Book - Volume 4 (2019) (book projects book V4)



The Raspberry Pi is loved the world over by educators and makers thanks to it’s tiny size and endless possibilities. Find out why it's loved and how to use it with the latest official Projects Book - we’ve managed to stuff the fourth edition with another 200 pages of inspiring projects, practical tutorials, and definitive reviews.

  • Suitable for beginners and veterans
  • Get involved with the amazing Raspberry Pi community
  • Be inspired by incredible projects made by other people
  • Learn how to make with your Raspberry Pi with our help
  • Find out about the top kits and accessories for your Pi projects
  • And much, much more

R109.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Camera Module Guide (book camera guide)

The Camera Module is one of the most popular add-ons for the Raspberry Pi and turns your favourite credit card-sized computer into a powerful digital camera. Take pictures and capture video on your Raspberry Pi with the command line and code across 14 packed chapters:

  • Precise camera control
  • Time-lapse photography
  • Control the camera with Python
  • Build a spy camera
  • Live-stream video and stills
  • Set up a security camera
  • and much more!
R79.90  Inc VAT
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