The go-to guide to getting started with micro:bit and exploring all of the mini-computer's amazing capabilities The micro:bit is a pocket-sized electronic development platform built with education in mind. It was developed by the BBC in partnership with Microsoft and other major tech companies to provide kids with a fun, easy, inexpensive way to develop their digital skills. With it, kids (and grownups) can learn basic programming and coding while having fun making virtual pets, developing games, and a whole lot more. Written by internationally bestselling tech author Gareth Halfacree and endorsed by the Micro:bit Foundation, the micro:bit User Guide contains what you need to know to get up and running fast with the micro:bit. Learn everything from taking your first steps with the software to writing your own programs. You'll also learn how to expand its capabilities with add-ons through easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions.
GARETH HALFACREE is the author of the Raspberry Pi User Guide and an expert in educational and embedded computing. A noted technology journalist and long-time tech author, Gareth also has an extensive background in computing education.