Programming the BBC micro:bit: Getting Started with MicroPython

Programming the BBC micro:bit: Getting Started with MicroPython
Programming the BBC micro:bit: Getting Started with MicroPython by Simon Monk
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1260117585 | 176 Pages | EPUB, PDF (conv) | 18 MB

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