The Official BBC micro:bit User Guide

The Official BBC micro:bit User Guide

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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. * Configure your micro:bit and develop your digital skills * Write code in Microsoft PXT, Python, JavaScript, and more * Discover the motion detector and compass * Connect the micro:bit to a computer, Raspberry Pi, or your smartphone * Build your own circuits and create hardware The micro:bit User Guide is your go-to source for learning all the secrets of the micro:bit. Whether you're just beginning or have some experience, this book allows you to dive right in and experience everything the micro:bit has to offer.

About Author

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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119386735
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781119386735
  • weight: 514
  • ISBN10: 111938673X

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