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Getting Started with Adafruit Circuit Playground Express: The Multipurpose Learning and Development Board with Built-In Leds, Sensors, and Acceleromet (Paperback)

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Description


From Adafruit Industries, a leader in products to Makers, designers, students young and old, comes the Circuit Playground Express. Connect it to your PC, Mac or Linux computer, and you can be programming interactive projects in minutes. You have a choice of programming environments to choose from: Python, the Microsoft MakeCode graphical building block environment, C/C++ via the Arduino development environment and JavaScript. Whether you are learning interactive programming, have an Internet of Things project in mind, or are looking to design on-the-go wearable electronics, the versatile Circuit Playground Express is the device to start with.

In Getting Started with the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, you'll learn how to:

Get up and running quickly with programmable boardsUnderstand the basics of coding in multiple programming languagesUse the built-in sensors for a variety of projectsMake colorful interactive displaysDesign programs for the Internet of Things (IoT)

About the Author


Engineer, Maker, and innovator Anne Barela was a Senior Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State. A graduate of both Whitman College and the California Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering, she has worked at Hewlett-Packard, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Boeing. She has traveled the world, living in a number of countries providing security to American Embassies. An avid electronics enthusiast, she has worked on computers since the introduction of the PC. She rekindled her electronics and microcontroller interests, authoring a number of popular articles on using Arduino-compatible systems. This includes collaboration with Adafruit Industries on their popular Trinket microcontroller.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781680454888
ISBN-10: 1680454889
Publisher: Make Community, LLC
Publication Date: September 18th, 2018
Pages: 254
Language: English