Programming the BBC micro:bit: Getting Started with MicroPython

Programming the BBC micro:bit: Getting Started with MicroPython

Book Title: Programming the BBC micro:bit: Getting Started with MicroPython

Author: Mike Tooley

Format: Paperback | 176 pages

Publication Date: 20 Nov 2017

ISBN-13: 9781260117585

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