Build and program your own electronics projects with MicroPython in time! This practical guide offers a hands-on introduction to Python-based microcontroller programming with MicroPython and the open-source Pyboard hardware platform. The book shows, step-by-step, how to set up and interface with the board, install the necessary software, and develop custom MicroPython programs. Written by an experienced hobbyist, Python for Microcontrollers: Getting Started with MicroPython and Pyboard features start-to-finish, DIY projects that clearly demonstrate each technique. You will learn how to use the built-in sensor, store data to an SD card, control the LCD and matrix keyboard, interface with the Web-even build a cool robotic car! From there, you will discover how to assemble, program, and troubleshoot all kinds of entertaining and practical projects of your own. * Serves both as a hobbyists' guide and as an introduction for engineers and techs * Features clear explanations, well-illustrated examples, and hands-on projects * Written in clear, easy-to-follow language by an experienced maker
Donald Norris (Barrington, New Hampshire) is an avid electronics hobbyist and maker. He is an engineer by formal training but has acquired a comprehensive background in software development in the past 20 years. Don is also an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University and the author of Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius, Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python, and three other TAB books.