Suite 303 – 771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, BC (map)
PHP the language of the Web (well one of the languages) can connect to SQLlite on the backend, storing your dynamic content in a database. In this presentation, you will see how to make that connection, and directly populate data (into your database) from the Web.
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Saturday: 9:30 AM
Suite 303 771 Vernon Ave, Victoria, BC (map)
Learn the basics of SQL Lite, and how it might help you in your Pi Project.
The Basics of Filesystems on the Pi
85A Burnside Rd West (at Wascana), Victoria, BC (map)
Filesystems is what keeps track of the files on your Raspberry Pi. Linux supports several types of filesystems (including the ones used by Macintosh and Windows).
Chris K. will cover the basics of filesystems in the context of the Pi. We will look at the boot sequence, types of filesystems and their specific usages, and then we will dive into the structure of the both the boot and root filesystem (rootfs) partitions.
See the presentation material here.
Serving The Web With A Slice Of Pi
Although small in size, the Raspberry Pi and other embedded Linux boards can be used as very capable web servers.
Instructor Don Woods will show you how to set up a Web server on a Raspberry Pi and get around the little snags to be able to access your Pi from outside your local network.
The entire tutorial is available here:
Note: This will be our last Meetup before the summer holiday season. We will reconvene in early September. Have a good summer, y’all!
Low-cost High-quality PiFi Audio
Presented by Stuart Hertzog
Tired of iTunes? Time for PiTunes! — HiFi audio from your Pi.
You don’t need a PC or laptop to enjoy listening to hifi audio from your personal collection or Internet streaming. And you won’t have to endure the convoluted iTunes interface.
A low-cost Digital Audio Converter (DAC) or DAC and Amplifier such as offered by HiFiBerry or IQAudio will turn any Raspberry Pi2 or 3 into a low-cost and energy-efficient MPD audio server controlled from a Web browser or an iOS/Android app.
Join us as instructor Stuart Hertzog explains how to set up a DAC on your Pi and demonstrates the free and open-source Linux audio software PiMusicBox, Volumio, RuneAudio, and MoOde Audio.
Discover PiFi audio and a world of listening pleasure!
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