This is the book for you if you are a student, hobbyist, developer, or designer with little or no programming and hardware prototyping experience, and you want to develop IoT applications. If you are a software developer or a hardware designer and want to create connected devices applications, then this book will help you get started.
Finding the power of Python for Arduino programming. This book helps you to explore several Python libraries to access Arduino boards. **TOC** 1. Preparing Development Environment 1.1 Arduino 1.1.1 Arduino Uno 1.1.2 Arduino Leonardo 1.1.3 Arduino Mega 2560 1.1.4 Arduino Due 1.2 Electronic Components 1.2.1 Arduino Starter Kit 1.2.2 Fritzing 1.2.3 Cooking-Hacks: Arduino Starter Kit 1.2.4 Arduino Sidekick Basic kit 1.3 Python 1.4 Arduino Software 1.5 Testing 2. Hello World 2.1 Arduino World 2.1.1 Arduino Hardware Driver on Windows 8/8.1 2.1.2 Simple Testing 2.2 Arduino and Python 2.3 Testing Serial Port using Python 2.4 Testing for Arduino and Python 3. Exploring Python Libraries for Arduino 3.1 Python Arduino Prototyping API v2 3.2 Python Firmata 3.3 pyFirmata 4. Analog Sensor 4.1 Sensor Devices 4.2 Reading Sensor 4.3 Running Program 5. RGB LED 5.1 RGB LED 5.1.1 Arduino Analog output (PWM) 5.1.2 Controlling RGB LED Color 5.2 Arduino Implementation 5.3 Python Implementation
A project-based approach to electronics, circuits, and programming
Author: Jon Hoffman
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Mastering Arduino is a practical, no-nonsense guide that will teach you the electronics and programming skills that you need to create advanced Arduino projects. Key Features Covers enough electronics and code for users at any level Includes complete circuit diagrams for all projects Final robot project combines knowledge from all the chapters Book Description Mastering Arduino is an all-in-one guide to getting the most out of your Arduino. This practical, no-nonsense guide teaches you all of the electronics and programming skills that you need to create advanced Arduino projects. This book is packed full of real-world projects for you to practice on, bringing all of the knowledge in the book together and giving you the skills to build your own robot from the examples in this book. The final two chapters discuss wireless technologies and how they can be used in your projects. The book begins with the basics of electronics, making sure that you understand components, circuits, and prototyping before moving on. It then performs the same function for code, getting you into the Arduino IDE and showing you how to connect the Arduino to a computer and run simple projects on your Arduino. Once the basics are out of the way, the next 10 chapters of the book focus on small projects centered around particular components, such as LCD displays, stepper motors, or voice synthesizers. Each of these chapters will get you familiar with the technology involved, how to build with it, how to program it, and how it can be used in your own projects. What you will learn Explains the basics of electronics and circuits along with the Arduino IDE and basic C operations Use sensors to build a mini weather station Control LEDs using code Power a robot arm using stepper motors Remotely control your Arduino using RF, Bluetooth LE, and Bluetooth Classic Make a sound tone generator with buttons Who this book is for Mastering Arduino is for anybody who wants to experiment with an Arduino board and build simple projects. No prior knowledge is required, as the fundamentals of electronics and coding are covered in this book as well as advance projects.
Learn how to use a Raspberry Pi in conjunction with an Arduino to build a basic robot with advanced capabilities. Getting started in robotics does not have to be difficult. This book is an insightful and rewarding introduction to robotics and a catalyst for further directed study. You'll be led step by step through the process of building a robot that uses the power of a Linux based computer paired with the simplicity of Arduino. You’ll learn why the Raspberry Pi is a great choice for a robotics platform; its strengths as well as its shortcomings; how to overcome these limitations by implementing an Arduino; and the basics of the Python programming language as well as some of the more powerful features. With the Raspberry Pi you can give your project the power of a Linux computer, while Arduino makes interacting with sensors and motors very easy. These two boards are complimentary in their functions; where one falters the other performs admirably. The book also includes references to other great works to help further your growth in the exciting, and now accessible, field of smart robotics. As a bonus, the final chapter of the book demonstrates the real power of the Raspberry Pi by implementing a basic vision system. Using OpenCV and a standard USB web cam, you will build a robot that can chase a ball. What You'll Learn Install Raspbian, the operating system that drives the Raspberry Pi Drive motors through an I2C motor controller Read data through sensors attached to an Arduino Who This Book Is For Hobbyists and students looking for a rapid start in robotics. It assumes no technical background. Readers are guided to pursue the areas that interest them in more detail as they learn.
Take your Arduino skills to the next level! In this practical guide, electronics guru Simon Monk takes you under the hood of Arduino and reveals professional programming secrets. Featuring coverage of the Arduino Uno, Leonardo, and Due boards, Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches shows you how to use interrupts, manage memory, program for the Internet, maximize serial communications, perform digital signal processing, and much more. All of the 75+ example sketches featured in the book are available for download. Learn advanced Arduino programming techniques, including how to: Use hardware and timer interrupts Boost performance and speed by writing time-efficient sketches Minimize power consumption and memory usage Interface with different types of serial busses, including I2C, 1-Wire, SPI, and TTL Serial Use Arduino with USB, including the keyboard and mouse emulation features of the Leonardo and Due boards Program Arduino for the Internet Perform digital signal processing Accomplish more than one task at a time—without multi-threading Create and release your own code library
Arduino TIAN is a development tool with enabling IoT platform to accelerate your project. This book helps you to get started with Arduino TIAN. The following is highlight topics in this book: * Preparing Development Environment * Getting Started with Arduino TIAN * Arduino TIAN Sketch Programming * Arduino TIAN Linux Programming * Working with Bluetooth on Arduino TIAN * Building IoT Program for Arduino TIAN * Energy Saving and RTC Libraries
This is a special book for readers who want to learn Arduino development on OSX and iOS environments. The following is highlight topics on this book: * Preparing development environment * Sketch programming * Controlling Arduino from OSX * Controlling Arduino from iOS * Debugging Arduino Logic
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
Beginning Sensor Networks with Arduino and Raspberry Pi teaches you how to build sensor networks with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and XBee radio modules, and even shows you how to turn your Raspberry Pi into a MySQL database server to store your sensor data! First you'll learn about the different types of sensors and sensor networks, including how to build a simple XBee network. Then you'll walk through building an Arduino-based temperature sensor and data collector, followed by building a Raspberry Pi-based sensor node. Next you'll learn different ways to store sensor data, including writing to an SD card, sending data to the cloud, and setting up a Raspberry Pi MySQL server to host your data. You even learn how to connect to and interact with a MySQL database server directly from an Arduino! Finally you'll learn how to put it all together by connecting your Arduino sensor node to your new Raspberry Pi database server. If you want to see how well Arduino and Raspberry Pi can get along, especially to create a sensor network, then Beginning Sensor Networks with Arduino and Raspberry Pi is just the book you need.
An updated guide to programming your own Raspberry Pi projects Learn to create inventive programs and fun games on your powerful Raspberry Pi—with no programming experience required. This practical TAB book has been revised to fully cover the new Raspberry Pi 2, including upgrades to the Raspbian operating system. Discover how to configure hardware and software, write Python scripts, create user-friendly GUIs, and control external electronics. DIY projects include a hangman game, RGB LED controller, digital clock, and RasPiRobot complete with an ultrasonic rangefinder. Set up your Raspberry Pi and explore its features Navigate files, folders, and menus Write Python programs using the IDLE editor Use strings, lists, functions, and dictionaries Work with modules, classes, and methods Create user-friendly games using Pygame Build intuitive user interfaces with Tkinter Attach external electronics through the GPIO port Add powerful Web features to your projects