Programming the Micro: Bit (Paperback)

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Quickly write innovative programs for your micro: bit--no experience necessary
This easy-to-follow guide shows, step-by-step, how to quickly get started with programming and creating fun applications on your micro: bit.. Written in the straightforward style that Dr. Simon Monk is famous for, Programming the BBC micro: bit: Getting Started with MicroPython begins with basic concepts and gradually progresses to more advanced techniques. You will discover how to use the micro: bit's built-in hardware, use the LED display, accept input from sensors, attach external electronics, and handle wireless communication.
-Connect your micro: bit to a computer and start programming -Learn how to use the two most popular MicroPython editors -Work with built-in functions and methods--and see how to write your own-Display text, images, and animations on the micro: bit's LED matrix-Process data from the accelerometer, compass, and touch sensor-Control external hardware by attaching it to the edge connector-Send and receive messages via the built-in radio module-Graphically build programs with the JavaScript Blocks Editor

About the Author

Simon Monk (Preston, UK) has a bachelor's degree in cybernetics and computer science and a Ph.D. in software engineering. He has authored more than 25 books, including Programming Arduino, 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius, Hacking Electronics, and Fritzing for Inventors. Dr. Monk also runs the website, which features his own products.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781260117585
ISBN-10: 1260117588
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: November 20th, 2017
Pages: 176
Language: English