Gareth Halfacree is an experienced tech journalist and IT professional, and has been writing since 2006. In addition to contributing article for ITPro, Gareth has been featured in publications such as PC Pro, Techmeme, The Register, The MagPi, and Tom’s Hardware.
In addition to his digital articles, Gareth is the author of several best-selling books. These include the Raspberry Pi User Guide, an essential text for those looking to get started with their Raspberry Pi, as well as The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide. Gareth also wrote the Official BBC micro:bit User Guide, a comprehensive guide to setting up the pocket-sized computer, learning to code on it, and even creating your own hardware addons.
Gareth studied Information Technology at Lancaster University, used to work as a systems engineer at FrogTrade, and before that worked as a Network Manager at Bradford Girls’ Grammar School. His insight into the field has been used by the BBC, The Guardian, ComputerWorld, and Wikipedia.
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