The Raspberry Pi has come a long way in a few years. It has become the go-to small computer for everyone from professionals to hobbyist.
There are many YouTube videos and online tutorials on many ranges of projects from web servers to robotics.
Even with the mountain of online information sometimes a good book can get right to the point and help a user understand a subject better.
There are many books on the Raspberry Pi from a beginner learning to code, to project books.
Our Picks for Best Raspberry Pi books 2016
Programming the Raspberry Pi, Second Edition: Getting Started with Python
This book requires no previous knowledge about the Raspberry Pi or programming.
It provides a complete overview of the Pi 2 and Rasbian the popular OS used by many Pi users.
It teaches programming using Python which is a widely used high level programming language.
Raspberry Pi Projects For Dummies
The popular For Dummies book series have book on the RasPi.
It explains the Pi in detail than goes on to show projects that can be done, including setting up games or a web server.
Raspberry Pi User Guide
For those who are new to the Pi and want a book to understand what it is about than this book may be for you.
It explains what a Pi can do and shows projects such as a media center. It also teaches the basic of programming with Scratch and Python.
Adventures in Raspberry Pi
The Adventures in Raspberry Pi is written for kids ages 11-15 and teaches basic programming and system administration skills.
It does this by teaching fun projects that kids can do and learn at the same time.
Python Programming for Raspberry Pi, Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours (2nd Edition) (Sams Teach Yourself — Hours)
This book teaches Python programming using a RasPi.
It walks through the setup of Linux and a programming environment.
With the many RasPi books available there should be one that fits your skill level.
The many things that can be done with a Pi gives a users a endless amount of things that can be created.
As always be sure to read the reviews on Amazon or elsewhere to see if the book is the right fit for you.