This book is easy enough for beginners and thorough enough for pros. It is packed with intriguing illustrated examples and fun-to-build projects. It provides loads of help with programming and elementary electronics. It offers directions to Website with editor, development tools, newest commands, and capabilities. Get started with the wonder chip - PICAXE, the inexpensive little chip that could!! Here's everything you need to harness the power of PICAXE, the inexpensive yet versatile chip that's taken the electronics community by storm. This beginner-friendly guide from IT pro and PICAXE expert David Lincoln shows you just what Revolution Education's PICAXE can do - and helps you make it do it! Packed with ready-to-build projects for all the flavors of PICAXE, the guide provides step-by-step help that's ideal for those just starting out with microcontrollers but also takes more experienced programmers where they need to go fast.Using plenty of examples, "Programming and Customizing the PICAXE Microcontroller" clarifies this versatile chip's basics and coaches you through sophisticated applications.
Even programming neophytes will easily follow the clearly illustrated, learn-as-you-go instructions. Yet experienced programmers who want to get a project up and running quickly will find the details they need in the author's comprehensive coverage of the PICAXE's more advanced components and capabilities. Part of the popular "TAB Electronics" series, "Programming and Customizing the PICAXE Microcontroller" features: easy-to-understand explanations of the PICAXE system and subsystems, with plenty of examples and experiments; basic routines and techniques to jumpstart your projects; dozens of ready-to-try projects, plus useful routines to plug into your own designs; projects for PICAXE-08, -08M, -18A, -18X, and -28X that can be easily ported to all PICAXE chips.This book provides: confusion-erasing explanations of input and output interfacing techniques; hardware - software interfacing help; newcomer-friendly intros to electronics and Boolean algebra; directions to Revolution's Website with a complete editor, development environment, and new releases - all the tools and source code you need to develop applications.
Whether you're designing for fun or adding intelligence to products for a paycheck, "Programming and Customizing the PICAXE Microcontroller" is the way to ride if you want to glide - the route to choose if you want to cruise! It includes dozens of projects such as: LCD and LED Display Control; Motor Control; Infrared Remote Control; Intercom from Ordinary Phones; Temperature Control; Time Control; Data Logger; Robotic Components; and, much more.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 626 g
Dimensions: 228 x 182 x 23 mm