In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Ardui Programming in 24 Hours teaches you C programmingon Ardui, so you can start creating inspired DIY hardwareprojects of your own! Using this book's straightforward, step-by-stepapproach, you'll walk through everything from setting up yourprogramming environment to mastering C syntax and features, interfacing your Ardui to performing full-fledged prototyping.Every hands-on lesson and example builds on what you've alreadylearned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Ardui programming tasks. Quizzes at the end of each chapter help you test your kwledge. By the Way tes present interesting information related to the discussion. Did You Kw? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks. Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. Learn how to...* Get the right Ardui hardware and accessories for your needs * Download the Ardui IDE, install it, and link it to your Ardui * Quickly create, compile, upload, and run your first Ardui program * Master C syntax, decision control, strings, data structures, and functions * Use pointers to work with memory-and avoid common mistakes * Store data on your Ardui's EEPROM or an external SD card * Use existing hardware libraries, or create your own * Send output and read input from analog devices or digital interfaces * Create and handle interrupts in software and hardware * Communicate with devices via the SPI interface and I2C protocol * Work with analog and digital sensors * Write Ardui C programs that control motors * Connect an LCD to your Ardui, and code the output * Install an Ethernet shield, configure an Ethernet connection, and write networking programs * Create prototyping environments, use prototyping shields, and interface electronics to your Ardui
Richard Blum has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years as a network and systems administrator, managing Microsoft, UNIX, Linux, and Novell servers for a network with more than 3,500 users. He has developed and teaches programming and Linux courses via the Internet to colleges and universities worldwide. Rich has a master's degree in management information systems from Purdue University and is the author of several programming books, including Teach Yourself Python Programming for the Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours (coauthored with Christine Bresnahan, 2013, Sams Publishing), Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible (coauthored with Christine Bresnahan, 2011, Wiley), Professional Linux Programming (coauthored with Jon Masters, 2007, Wiley), and Professional Assembly Language (2005, Wrox). When he's not busy being a computer nerd, Rich enjoys spending time with his wife, Barbara, and two daughters, Katie Jane and Jessica.