The Raspberry Pi is one of a number of small computer board based systems aimed at allowing makers, students and many others to start to programme their own projects and make various computer based systems.
Originally intended as an educational computer, the Raspberry Pi has been so successful it has progressed well beyond just being sued for the educational sector, finding many uses also in small microcomputer based systems.
The Raspberry Pi computer is available in a variety of forms: everything from the basic boards to starter systems, and a variety of interface boards and modules, etc. In this way, the student, maker, hobbyist or whoever can easily start programming and making the system hey want.
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