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Arduino For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-44637-9
446 pages
May 2013
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Foreword xvii

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know Arduino 5

Chapter 1: What Is Arduino and Where Did It Come From? 7

Chapter 2: Finding Your Board and Your Way Around It 17

Chapter 3: Downloading and Installing Arduino 33

Chapter 4: Blinking an LED 41

Part II: Getting Physical with Arduino 61

Chapter 5: Tools of the Trade 63

Chapter 6: A Primer on Electricity and Circuitry 75

Chapter 7: Basic Sketches: Inputs, Outputs, and Communication 91

Chapter 8: More Basic Sketches: Motion and Sound 123

Part III: Building on the Basics 161

Chapter 9: Learning by Example 163

Chapter 10: Soldering On 179

Chapter 11: Getting Clever with Code 209

Chapter 12: Common Sense with Common Sensors 241

Part IV: Unlocking Your Arduino’s Potential 287

Chapter 13: Becoming a Specialist with Shields and Libraries 289

Chapter 14: Sensing More Inputs and Controlling More Outputs 315

Chapter 15: Multiplying Your Outputs with I2C 339

Part V: Sussing Out Software 357

Chapter 16: Getting to Know Processing 359

Chapter 17: Processing the Physical World 359

Part VI: The Part of Tens 407

Chapter 18: Ten Places to Learn More about Arduino 409

Chapter 19: Ten Great Shops to Know 413

Chapter 20: Ten Places to Find Parts and Components 417

Index 421

Bonus Chapter: Hacking Other Hardware On the Companion Website at wwwdummiescom/go/arduinofd

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