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Make: Making Things Smart

Make: Making Things Smart

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Easy Embedded JavaScript Programming for Making Everyday Objects into Intelligent Machines

The book 'Making Things Smart' teaches the fundamentals of the powerful ARM microcontroller by walking beginners and experienced users alike through easily assembled projects comprised of inexpensive, hardware-store parts.

Overview

Easy Embedded JavaScript Programming for Making Everyday Objects into Intelligent Machines

The book 'Making Things Smart' teaches the fundamentals of the powerful ARM microcontroller by walking beginners and experienced users alike through easily assembled projects comprised of inexpensive, hardware-store parts.

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Easy Embedded JavaScript Programming for Making Everyday Objects into Intelligent Machines

Whether we're into robotics or other forms of electromechanics, the new instructional book Make: Making Things Smart is a great, approachable resource for beginners and intermediate makers.
You'll learn the ABC of programming with engaging, but inexpensive homemade projects, while getting a solid, practical foundation in Javascript and Espruino.
You only need everyday household tools (and the Espruino board) for these fun devices!

Overview (39 experiments):

  1. What is an Electric Motor?
    • Faraday’s Motor
    • Motor with Commutator
    • Stepper Motor
    • Stepper Motor Control
    • More Stepper Motor Control
  2. Stroboscope Tachometer
    • Detecting Speed
    • Stroboscope
    • Brighter Stroboscope
  3. John Logie Baird’s TV
    • Persistence of Vision
    • John Logie Baird’s TV
  4. Make a Simple Robot
    • Try Out a Servo Motor
    • Make a Simple Robot
    • Following Light
  5. Pen Plotter
    • Pen Plotter
  6. Digital Pinhole Camera
    • Making a Digital Camera
  7. Printer
  8. Making a Printer
  9. Wired Communication
    • Making an Oscilloscope
  10. Cutting the Cord: Infrared
    • Making the IR Receiver
    • Decoding IR Signals
    • Using Our Decoded Signal
    • Using Our Remote Control on the Net, with dweet.io
    • Using Our Remote Control on the Net, with IFTTT
  11. Cutting the Cord: Radio Signals
    • Wiring Up the Receiver
    • Wiring Up a Transmitter
    • Transmitting from Espruino
    • Decoding the Received Data
  12. Connecting to WiFi
    • Adding WiFi to Your Pico
    • Testing Your Wiring
    • Connecting to WiFi
    • Sending Data to the Internet
    • Getting Data from the Internet
    • Creating a Server
  13. Bluetooth Low Energy
    • Using Puck.js
    • Making a Door Opening Counter
    • Advertising Door Openings
    • Receiving Door Openings with Eddystone
  14. XY Plotter
    • Making an XY Table
    • Controlling the XY Table
  15. Internet-Connected Plotter
    • Internet-Connected Plotter

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SKU 18462
Manufacturer Make
Author(s) Gordon Williams
Pages 352
ISBN 9781680451894

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