Arduino CookbookBook - 2012
Presents an introduction to the open-source electronics prototyping platform.
Intended for Arduino users of all levels, this "cookbook" style guide provides practical examples and instructions for performing a wide variety of tasks with this popular hobbyist programmable microcontroller platform. Topics discussed cover most of the hardware's key features including mathematical operations; serial communication; digital and analog inputs; sensor input; visual, physical, and audio outputs; wireless communications; ethernet and networking; and advanced coding and memory handling. Chapters in these sections address specific real world challenges and include code examples and illustrations. Access to additional online resources is provided. This second edition is updated to cover the latest versions of Arduino software and hardware. Margolis is an expert on Arduino programming. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Want to create devices that interact with the physical world? This cookbook is perfect for anyone who wants to experiment with the popular Arduino microcontroller and programming environment. You’ll find more than 200 tips and techniques for building a variety of objects and prototypes such as toys, detectors, robots, and interactive clothing that can sense and respond to touch, sound, position, heat, and light.
You don’t need to have mastered Arduino or programming to get started. Updated for the Arduino 1.0 release, the recipes in this second edition include practical examples and guidance to help you begin, expand, and enhance your projects right away—whether you’re an artist, designer, hobbyist, student, or engineer.
- Get up to speed on the Arduino board and essential software concepts quickly
- Learn basic techniques for reading digital and analog signals
- Use Arduino with a variety of popular input devices and sensors
- Drive visual displays, generate sound, and control several types of motors
- Interact with devices that use remote controls, including TVs and appliances
- Learn techniques for handling time delays and time measurement
- Apply advanced coding and memory handling techniques