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Program Arduino with ease!
This thoroughly updated guide shows, step-by-step, how to quickly program all Arduino models. Programming Arduino: Getting Started with Sketches, Second Edition, features easy-to-follow explanations, fun examples, and downloadable sample programs. Discover how to write basic sketches, use Arduino’s modified C language, store data, and interface with the Web. You will also get hands-on coverage of C++, library writing, and programming Arduino for the Internet of Things. No prior programming experience is required!
• Understand Arduino hardware fundamentals• Set up the software, power up your Arduino, and start uploading sketches• Learn C language basics• Add functions, arrays, and strings to your sketches• Program Arduino’s digital and analog inputs and outputs• Use functions from the standard Arduino library• Write sketches that can store data• Interface with displays, including OLEDs and LCDs• Connect to the Internet and configure Arduino as a Web server • Develop interesting programs for the Internet of Things• Write your own Arduino libraries and use object-oriented programming methods
And this is no average workbook―Summer Bridge Activities keeps the fun and the sun in summer break! Designed to prevent a summer learning gap and keep kids mentally and physically active, the hands-on exercises can be done anywhere. These standards-based activities help kids set goals, develop character, practice fitness, and explore the outdoors. With 12 weeks of creative learning, Summer Bridge Activities keeps skills sharp all summer long!
From the publishers of the award-winning Knowledge Encyclopedia comes Space!
Truly encyclopedic in scope and fully up-to-date covering the stars and planets, space exploration, and the night sky, Space! is packed with amazing facts and NASA images revealing the wonders of the cosmos — from black holes to the big bang to the planets. Using computer-generated 3D models to explore and open up the most amazing objects in the universe, showing each object in incredible detail, Space! is bursting with facts, infographics, and data boxes. Every topic is covered in depth and detail while remaining easy to understand at a glance.
With fresh content, up-to-date images, and crystal-clear, hi-tech design, Space! is a bold new approach to family reference.
A Fully Revised Guide to Electronics Troubleshooting and Repair
Repair all kinds of electrical products, from modern digital gadgets to analog antiques, with help from this updated book. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition, offers expert insights, case studies, and step-by-step instruction from a lifelong electronics guru. Discover how to assemble your workbench, use the latest test equipment, zero in on and replace dead components, and handle reassembly. Instructions for specific devices, including stereos, MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs, laptops, headsets, and mobile devices are also included in this do-it-yourself guide.
Start-to-finish, fun projects for makers of all types, ages, and skill levels!
This easy-to-follow guide features dozens of DIY, low-cost projects that will arm you with the skills necessary to dream up and build your own creations. The Big Book of Makerspace Projects: Inspiring Makers to Experiment, Create, and Learn offers practical tips for beginners and open-ended challenges for advanced makers. Each project features non-technical, step-by-step instructions with photos and illustrations to ensure success and expand your imagination. You will learn recyclables hacks, smartphone tweaks, paper circuits, e-textiles, musical instruments, coding and programming, 3-D printing, and much, much more!
Discover how to create:
• Brushbot warriors, scribble machines, and balloon hovercrafts• Smartphone illusions, holograms, and projections• Paper circuits, origami, greeting cards, and pop-ups• Dodgeball, mazes, and other interesting Scratch games • Organs, guitars, and percussion instruments• Sewed LED bracelets, art cuffs, and Arduino stuffie• Makey Makey and littleBits gadgets• Programs for plug-and-play and Bluetooth-enabled robots• 3D design and printing projects and enhancements