Arduino for Dummies
ISBN: 1119489547
EAN13: 9781119489542
Language: English
Pages: 400
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Arduino for Dummies

Part of the Dummies Series
Book Overview
Bring your ideas to life with the latest Arduino hardware and software Arduino is an affordable and readily available hardware development platform based around an open source, programmable circuit board. You can combine this programmable chip with a variety of sensors and actuators to sense your environment around you and control lights, motors, and sound. This flexible and easy-to-use combination of hardware and software can be used to create interactive robots, product prototypes and electronic artwork, whether you're an artist, designer or tinkerer. Arduino For Dummies is a great place to start if you want to find out about Arduino and make the most of its incredible capabilities. It helps you become familiar with Arduino and what it involves, and offers inspiration for completing new and exciting projects. - Covers the latest software and hardware currently on the market - Includes updated examples and circuit board diagrams in addition to new resource chapters - Offers simple examples to teach fundamentals needed to move onto more advanced topics - Helps you grasp what's possible with this fantastic little board Whether you're a teacher, student, programmer, hobbyist, hacker, engineer, designer, or scientist, get ready to learn the latest this new technology has to offer
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Learn to build circuits with Arduino Write simple code to control circuits Create amazing interactive projects Be amazed at what you can create! Arduino is a hobbyist's dream--it's affordable, available, and unbelievably versatile. Whether you're an artist, a designer, a programmer, or just curious, Arduino lets you learn about and play with electronics. Educators are using it to teach programming and electronics with real-life projects. This book can get you started, or it can extend skills you already have. You'll discover the tools you need and where to find them, learn more about electricity, and scope out sketches. Soon you'll be controlling lights and motors, and maybe even building your very own robot! Inside... Where to buy parts Finding and uploading sketches Understanding circuit diagrams Secrets of soldering Working with motors Fine-tuning your code Using different sensors Communicating between hardware and software