A dozen fiendishly fun projects for the Raspberry Pi! This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to create all kinds of entertaining and practical projects with Raspberry Pi operating system and programming environment. In Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius, you’ll learn how to build a Bluetooth-controlled robot, a weather station, home automation and security controllers, a universal remote, and even a minimalist website. You’ll also find out how to establish communication between Android devices and the RasPi. Each fun, inexpensive Evil Genius project includes a detailed list of materials, sources for parts, schematics, and lots of clear, well-illustrated instructions for easy assembly. The larger workbook-style layout makes following the step-by-step instructions a breeze. Build these and other devious devices: LED blinker MP3 player Camera controller Bluetooth robot Earthquake detector Home automation controller Weather station Home security controller RFID door latch Remote power controller Radon detector Make Great Stuff! TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.
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
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 with clear, easy-to-follow instructions for each. 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 • 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 three-axis accelerometer • Install and program LCD and touch-sensor expansion boards • Record and play sounds using the AMP audio board
Build a custom multirotor aircraft! Build and customize radio-controlled quadcopters that take off, land, hover, and soar. Build Your Own Quadcopter: Power Up Your Designs with the Parallax Elev-8 features step-by-step assembly plans and experiments that will have you launching fully functioning quadcopters in no time. Discover how to connect Elev-8 components, program the microcontroller, use GPS, and safely fly your quadcopter. This fun, do-it-yourself guide fuels your creativity with ideas for radical enhancements, including return-to-home functionality, formation flying, and even artificial intelligence! Understand the principles that govern how quadcopters fly Explore the parts included in your Parallax Elev-8 kit Follow illustrated instructions and assemble a basic 'copter Connect the Parallax chip to a PC and write Spin and C programs Build radio-controlled systems that minimize interference Add GPS and track your aircraft through Google Earth Beam flight information to smartphones with WiFi and XBee technology Mount cameras and stream real-time video back to the ground Train to safely operate a quadcopter using flight simulation software
Learn To Easily Create Robotic, IoT, and Wearable Electronic Gadgets! Get up-and-running building cutting-edge Edison devices with help from this DIY guide. Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python lays out the Edison’s powerful features and teaches the basics of Internet-enabled embedded programming. Discover how to set up components, connect your PC or Mac, build Python applications, and use USB, WiFi, and Bluetooth connections. Start-to-finish example projects include a motor controller, home temperature system, robotic car, and wearable hospital alert sensor. Explore the capabilities and features of the Edison Connect Sparkfun, Break-out, and Arduino boards Program your Edison through the Arduino IDE Set up USB, GPIO, WiFi, and Bluetooth connections
FREE download! Preview five exclusive projects from brand-new TAB Electronics books! Make great stuff with TAB Electronics books. TAB Electronics, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education, is a leading publisher of do-it-yourself technology books for makers, electronics hobbyists, students, and inventors. Our mission is to combine fun and education with hands-on, learn-by-doing projects in each book. Covering everything from Arduino to steampunk to 3D printing, these DIY guides tap into the booming maker movement, coaching hobbyists of all levels how to ...make great stuff! Enjoy the fun projects in this FREE download, compliments of TAB Electronics. Here's what you'll get: From Programming the BeagleBone Black by Simon Monk--Chapter 7: Hardware Interfacing From Minecraft Mastery by Matthew Monk and Simon Monk—Chapter 2: Basic Redstone From Build Your Own Quadcopter by Donald Norris—Chapter 3: Building the Elev-8 From Androids by Bryan Bergeron and Thomas B. Talbot—Chapter 9: Affect and Expression From Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius by Donald Norris—Chapter 10: 1-Wire Weather Station
Create your own STM32 programs with ease! Get up and running programming the STM32 line of microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics using the hands-on information contained in this easy-to-follow guide. Written by an experienced electronics hobbyist and author, Programming with STM32: Getting Started with the Nucleo Board and C/C++ features start-to-finish projects that clearly demonstrate each technique. Discover how to set up a stable development toolchain, write custom programs, download your programs to the development board, and execute them. You will even learn how to work with external servos and LED displays! •Explore the features of STM32 microcontrollers from STMicroelectonics•...
Build and program projects that tap into the Internet of Things (IoT) using Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone Black! This innovative guide gets you started right away working with the most popular processing platforms, wireless communication technologies, the Cloud, and a variety of sensors. You’ll learn how to take advantage of the utility and versatility of the IoT and connect devices and systems to the Internet using sensors. Each project features a list of the tools and components, how-to explanations with photos and illustrations, and complete programming code. All projects can be modified and expanded, so you can build on your skills. The Internet of Things: DIY Projects with Ard...
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Gain the skills needed to create a hi-tech home―affordably and easily This hands-on guide shows, step by step, how to use the powerful Raspberry Pi for home automation. Written in an easy-to-follow style, the book features DIY projects for Amazon Echo, Google Home, smart lightbulbs and thermostats, and more. Home Automation with Raspberry Pi: Projects Using Google Home, Amazon Echo, and Other Intelligent Personal Assistants lays out essential skills for hobbyists and makers of all ages and experience lev...