The Raspberry Pi is a very small computer that has the characteristics of the computers people would use 15 years ago. Raspberry Pi 3 characteristics:
The Raspberry Pi 3 has 26 GPIO soldered pins and 5 GPIO pins that you need to solder. These may be used to control electronics connected to the Raspberry Pi. Among the things that can be done are:
Wyliodrin STUDIO is a web-based platform for Internet of Things applications development. You are going to use this platform throughout the course for programming and controlling the Raspberry Pi.
In order to connect the Raspberry Pi to Wyliodrin STUDIO you will need an SD Card with minimum 4 GB (class 10 is recommended). You also need to assure the Raspberry Pi has a network connection or a serial connection to your computer (Ethernet or serial cable).
Setting up the board requires the following steps:
Install Google Chrome and launch it. Go to Wyliodrin STUDIO, add the application to the Chrome browser and launch it.
In Wyliodrin STUDIO so to Help and select Setup. Choose Raspberry Pi and follow the tutorial.Connect the Raspberry Pi to the network via the Ethernet cable, then connect it to the platform. The default username is pi and the default password is raspberry.
Once the board is connected double click its name and give it a more suggestive name so you can recognize it. Then, go to network manager and set the WiFi credentials.
So you make sure nobody connects to your board, open the Shell tab and type passwd. Set another password for the user pi.
Disconnect the board from the Ethernet cable and now you will be able to connect to it via WiFi.