👏 Get a Free Raspberry Pi Kit

Jul 09, 2020 • 3 minutes to read

No purchase necessary. Learning and coding are mandatory! Offer ends on Aug 31st, 2020.

  • Learn to create a high performance Node.js application. In the process, you will learn how to write simple functions in the Rust programming language.
  • Share your source code and learning experience to the community via social media.
  • We will send you a FREE Raspberry Pi kit ($25). You can use it as a personal dev server.

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What is the Raspberry Pi Kit

Raspberry Pi Kit

The kit contains a Raspberry Pi Zero W device, storage device, and an operating system.

  • 1 GHz ARM CPU
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 16 GB MicroSD card with Linux pre-installed
  • WiFi module
  • Bluetooth module
  • mini HDMI ports for up to 4K display
  • USB ports
  • CSI camera connector
  • 40 GPIO pin headers

Checkout how to use the Raspberry Pi kit as a headless server or desktop computer.

How to claim your Raspberry Pi and certificate

Here are the steps to claim your Raspberry Pi and certificate.

  1. Read a short article to learn what is Software Performance Engineering, and why Node.js / JS developers should care.
  2. Follow the examples in the Getting Started Guide to create a simple Rust function that runs inside a Node.js app.
  3. Fork the template project and change the Rust function to do something else of your choice. Here are some ideas.
    1. Math education web app
    2. Image recognition as a web service
    3. Machine learning and visualization
  4. Write a short summary of your app and post it on social media and the developer community.

You are almost done. The next thing is to let us know your awesome project.

  1. Enter your information in this Google Form to claim your Raspberry Pi kit.
  2. Depending on where you live, we might ship you a Raspberry Pi kit or ask you to purchase one from a local e-commerce site, which we will reimburse up to $25 USD.

When you got the Raspberry, you can then run the Node.js server and Rust functions on the Raspberry device!

In addition to the Raspberry Pi kit, you will receive a blockchain-based certificate that permanently showcases your achievement and open source project. It looks like this.

blockchain-based certificate

What are you waiting for? Get started today!

Feel free to contact us via GitHub issues or E-mail contact@secondstate.io if you have any questions.


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