The Official BBC micro:bit User Guide

The Official BBC micro:bit User Guide

Book Title: The Official BBC micro:bit User Guide

Author: Simon Monk

Format: Paperback | 312 pages

Publication Date: 16 Oct 2017

ISBN-13: 9781119386735

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.