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Python for Microcontrollers: Getting Started with Micropython

Python for Microcontrollers: Getting Started with Micropython

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Publication Date: November 17th, 2016
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Program Your Own MicroPython projects with ease--no prior programming experience necessary

This DIY guide provides a practical introduction to microcontroller programming with MicroPython. Written by an experienced electronics hobbyist, Python for Microcontrollers: Getting Started with MicroPython features eight start-to-finish projects that clearly demonstrate each technique. You will learn how to use sensors, store data, control motors and other devices, and work with expansion boards. From there, you'll discover how to design, build, and program all kinds of entertaining and practical projects of your own.

- Learn MicroPython and object-oriented programming basics
- Explore the powerful features of the Pyboard, ESP8266, and WiPy
- Interface with a PC and load files, programs, and modules
- Work with the LEDs, timers, and converters
- Control external devices using serial interfaces and PWM
- Build and program a let ball detector using the 3-axis accelerometer
- Install and program LCD and touchsensor expansion boards
- Record and play sounds using the AMP audio board

About the Author

Donald Norris (Barrington, New Hampshire) is an avid electronics hobbyist and maker. He is an engineer by formal training but has acquired a comprehensive background in software development in the past 20 years. Don is also an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University and the author of Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius, Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python, and three other TAB books.