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  • by Simon Monk
    £10.99 - 12.99

    An updated guide to programming your own Raspberry Pi projects Learn to create inventive programs and fun games on your powerful Raspberry Pi with no programming experience required. This practical TAB book has been revised to fully cover the new Raspberry Pi 2, including upgrades to the Raspbian operating system. Discover how to configure hardware and software, write Python scripts, create user-friendly GUIs, and control external electronics. DIY projects include a hangman game, RGB LED controller, digital clock, and RasPiRobot complete with an ultrasonic rangefinder. Set up your Raspberry Pi and explore its features Navigate files, folders, and menus Write Python programs using the IDLE editor Use strings, lists, functions, and dictionaries Work with modules, classes, and methods Create user-friendly games using Pygame Build intuitive user interfaces with Tkinter Attach external electronics through the GPIO port Add powerful Web features to your projects

  • by Simon Monk & Paul Scherz
    £28.49 - 28.78

    A Fully-Updated, No-Nonsense Guide to Electronics Advance your electronics knowledge and gain the skills necessary to develop and construct your own functioning gadgets. Written by a pair of experienced engineers and dedicated hobbyists, Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, lays out the essentials and provides step-by-step instructions, schematics, and illustrations. Discover how to select the right components, design and build circuits, use microcontrollers and ICs, work with the latest software tools, and test and tweak your creations. This easy-to-follow book features new instruction on programmable logic, semiconductors, operational amplifiers, voltage regulators, power supplies, digital electronics, and more. Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, covers: Resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transformers Diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits Optoelectronics, solar cells, and phototransistors Sensors, GPS modules, and touch screens Op amps, regulators, and power supplies Digital electronics, LCD displays, and logic gates Microcontrollers and prototyping platforms Combinational and sequential programmable logic DC motors, RC servos, and stepper motors Microphones, audio amps, and speakers Modular electronics and prototypes

  • - Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions
    by Simon Monk
    £27.44

    The third edition of this popular cookbook provides more than 200 hands-on recipes that show you how to run this tiny low-cost computer with Linux; program it with Python; hook it up to sensors, motors, and Arduino boards; and even use it with the internet of things (IoT).

  • by Simon Monk
    £22.49

    Beginning with the basics and moving gradually to greater challenges, this book takes you step-by-step through experiments and projects that show you how to make your Arduino or Raspberry Pi create and control movement, light, and sound. In other words: action!

  • by Simon Monk
    £21.99

    Bestselling electronics author Simon Monk reveals how to create polished Arduino devices that are both fun and functional using Proto Shields

  • by Simon Monk
    £14.49

    Bestselling electronics guru Simon Monk teaches programming skills for BeagleBone Black-the new, wildly popular single-board computer for hobbyists.

  • by Simon Monk
    £4.99

    This book explains how to use the popular IOIO board to make USB connected accessories for your Android phone. Four example projects of varying level of difficulty are included, from a simple movement detecting intruder alarm that will call you when triggered, to a robot phone that uses your phone as the basis for a web-controlled surveillance bot.

  • by Simon Monk
    £23.99

    In this TAB book, bestselling electronics author Simon Monk shows maker-entrepreneurs how to use Fritzing's open-source software and services to create electronics prototypes, design and manufacture printed circuit boards (PCBs), and bring professional-quality electronic products to market.

  • by Simon Monk
    £10.99

    Learn how to program with .NET Gadgeteer in just hours. This introduction shows you how to build cool electronic gadgets step-by-step with this rapid prototyping platform. You'll tackle five exciting projects using plug-in modules in the Fez Spider Starter Kit from GHI Electronics - no soldering required.

  • by Simon Monk
    £32.49

    Featuring two hot technologies, this book shows electronic hobbyists and experimenters how to create cool Arduino devices and use their Android smartphones and tablets to monitor and control them!

  • - Connecting Electronics Projects to the Cloud with Wi-Fi
    by Simon Monk
    £14.99

    The Photon is an open source, inexpensive, programmable, WiFi-enabled module for building connected projects and prototypes. Powered by an ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller and a Broadcom WiFi chip, the Photon is just as happy plugged into a hobbyist's breadboard as it is into a product rolling off of an assembly line.

  • by Simon Monk & Matthew Monk
    £11.49

    This book reveals how to enhance your Minecraft world by creating innovative devices and elements with Redstone. Learn how to build logic gates, advanced mechanisms, and more. You'll also find out how to host a Minecraft server, use the qCraft and Computer-Craft mods, and develop your own custom mods.

  • by Simon Monk
    £10.99 - 12.99

    A fully updated guide to quickly and easily programming Arduino Thoroughly revised for the new Arduino Uno R3, this bestselling guide explains how to write well-crafted sketches using Arduino s modified C language. You will learn how to configure hardware and software, develop your own sketches, work with built-in and custom Arduino libraries, and explore the Internet of Things all with no prior programming experience required! Electronics guru Simon Monk gets you up to speed quickly, teaching all concepts and syntax through simple language and clear instruction designed for absolute beginners. Programming Arduino: Getting Started with Sketches, Second Edition, features dozens of easy-to-follow examples and high-quality illustrations. All of the sample sketches featured in the book can be used as-is or modified to suit your needs. An all-new chapter teaches programming Arduino for Internet of Things projects Screenshots, diagrams, and source code illustrate each technique All sample programs in the book are available for download

  • by Stan Gibilisco & Simon Monk
    £24.99 - 27.49

    Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications all without taking a formal course This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you ll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers even the Arduino electronics platform. This up-to-date sixth edition covers: Direct Current (DC) Circuits Resistors Cells and Batteries Magnetism Alternating Current (AC) Circuits Inductors and Capacitors Phase Inductive and Capacitive Reactance Impedance and Admittance AC Power and Resonance Transformers and Impedance Matching Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes Amplifiers and Oscillators Wireless Transmitters and Receivers Digital Circuits Microcontrollers, including the Arduino Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation Acoustics and Audio Lasers Advanced Communication Systems Antennas for RF Communications

  • by Simon Monk
    £14.49 - 16.99

    Take your creations to the next level with FPGAs and Verilog This fun guide shows how to get started with FPGA technology using the popular Mojo, Papilio One, and Elbert 2 boards. Written by electronics guru Simon Monk, Programming FPGAs: Getting Started with Verilog features clear explanations, easy-to-follow examples, and downloadable sample programs. You ll get start-to-finish assembly and programming instructions for numerous projects, including an LED decoder, a timer, a tone generator even a memory-mapped video display! The book serves both as a hobbyists guide and as an introduction for professional developers. Explore the basics of digital electronics and digital logic Examine the features of the Mojo, Papilio One, and Elbert 2 boards Set up your computer and dive in to Verilog programming Work with the ISE Design Suite and user constraints files Understand and apply modular Verilog programming methods Generate electrical pulses through your board s GPIO ports Control servomotors and create your own sounds Attach a VGA TV or computer monitor and generate video All source code and finished bit files available for download

  • by Simon Monk
    £21.49 - 21.99

    Design custom printed circuit boards with EAGLE Learn how to make double-sided professional-quality PCBs from the ground up using EAGLE--the powerful, flexible design software. In this step-by-step guide, electronics guru Simon Monk leads you through the process of designing a schematic, transforming it into a PCB layout, and submitting standard Gerber files to a manufacturing service to create your finished board. Filled with detailed illustrations, photos, and screenshots, Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE features downloadable example projects so you can get started right away. Install EAGLE Light Edition and discover the views and screens that make up an EAGLE project Create the schematic and board files for a simple LED project Find the right components and libraries for your projects Work with the Schematic Editor Lay out PCBs with through-hole components and with surface mount technology Build a sound level meter with a small amplifier and ten LEDs Generate Gerber design files to submit for fabrication Solder through-hole PCBs and SMD boards Design a plug-in Arduino shield Build a Raspberry Pi expansion board Automate repetitive tasks using scripts and User Language Programs Create your own libraries and parts and modify existing components

  • - 30 Clever Coding and Electronics Projects for Kids
    by Simon Monk
    £17.49

  • by Simon Monk
    £30.99

    Author Simon Monk (Raspberry Pi Cookbook) breaks down this complex subject into several topics, from using the right transistor to building and testing projects and prototypes.

  • by Simon Monk
    £19.49

    15 mad electronics projects-ray guns, laser turrets, security beams, magnetic levitators, and more!

  • by Simon Monk
    £20.49

    The bestselling project-based book for Arduino now covers Arduino Uno and Leonardo!

  • by Simon Monk
    £22.99

    Con millones de nuevos usuarios y varios nuevos modelos, el ecosistema de Raspberry Pi continua expandiendose, junto con muchas nuevas preguntas sobre las capacidades del Pi. La segunda edicion de este popular libro ofrece mas de 240 ejercicios practicos para ejecutar pequenos ordenadores de bajo coste con Linux, programarlos con Python y conectar sensores, motores y otros equipos, como Arduino e Internet de las Cosas. El hacker prolifico y autor Simon Monk tambien ensena principios basicos para ayudarle a utilizar nuevas tecnologias con Raspberry Pi a medida que su ecosistema evoluciona. Este libro practico es ideal para programadores y aficionados familiarizados con el Pi a traves de diversos recursos, incluyendo Getting Started with Raspberry Pi (O'Reilly). Codigos de Python y otros codigos de ejemplo del libro estan disponibles en GitHub. - Configurar su Raspberry Pi y conectarse a una red. - Trabajar con su sistema operativo basado en Linux. - Programar Raspberry Pi con Python. - Dar "e;ojos"e; a su Pi con vision artificial. - Controlar hardware mediante el conector GPIO. - Utilizar Raspberry Pi para hacer funcionar diferentes tipos de motores. - Trabajar con interruptores, teclados y otras entradas digitales. - Utilizar sensores para medir la temperatura, la luz y la distancia. - Conectarse a dispositivos IoT de varias maneras. - Crear proyectos dinamicos con Arduino.

  • by Simon Monk
    £21.99

    Este libro le ayudara a aprender y aplicar conceptos basicos de ingenieria electronica sin la necesidad de ser un gran experto. A traves de una serie de proyectos practicos, aprendera a resolver problemas especificos mientras se adentra en la materia. Si usted es uno de los muchos aficionados y disenadores que llegaron a la electronica a traves de Arduino y Raspberry Pi, este libro tambien le sera de mucha utilidad. El autor explica esta compleja materia en varios temas, desde el uso del transistor adecuado hasta la construccin y prueba de proyectos y prototipos. Con este libro, puede buscar temas de electrnica rpidamente e ir directamente al ejercicio que necesite. Tambin sirve como una referencia ideal para makers con experiencia. Conceptos tericos como la ley de Ohm y la relacin entre potencia, tensin y corriente. El uso fundamental de resistencias, condensadores e inductores, diodos, transistores y circuitos integrados, as como interruptores y rels. Ejercicios de potencia, sensores y motores, circuitos integrados y radiofrecuencia para el diseo de circuitos y dispositivos electrnicos. Consejos sobre el uso de Arduino y Raspberry Pi en proyectos de electrnica. Cmo construir y usar herramientas, incluyendo multmetros, osciloscopios, software de simulaciones y prototipos sin soldar. >

  • by Simon Monk
    £20.99

    Das Raspberry-Pi-Universum wachst taglich. Standig werden neue Erweiterungs-Boards und Software-Bibliotheken fur den Single-Board-Computer entwickelt. Die zweite Ausgabe dieses beliebten Kochbuchs bietet mehr als 240 Hands-on-Rezepte fr den Betrieb des kleinen Low-Cost-Computers mit Linux und fr die Programmierung des Pi mit Python. Auerdem erlutert es die Anbindung von Sensoren, Motoren und anderer Hardware, einschlielich Arduino und das Internet der Dinge. Power-Maker und Autor Simon Monk vermittelt grundlegendes Know-how, das Ihnen hilft, auch neue Technologien und Entwicklungen zu verstehen und so mit dem Raspberry-Pi-kosystem mitzuwachsen. Dieses Kochbuch ist ideal fr Programmierer und Bastler, die mit dem Pi bereits erste Erfahrungen gemacht haben. Alle Codebeispiele sind auf der Website zum Buch verfgbar. - Richten Sie Ihren Raspberry Pi ein und verbinden Sie ihn mit dem Netz. - Arbeiten Sie mit seinem Linux-basierten Betriebssystem Raspbian. - Lernen Sie, den Pi mit Python zu programmieren. - Verleihen Sie Ihrem Pi "e;Augen"e; fr Anwendungen, die maschinelles Sehen erfordern. - Steuern Sie Hardware ber den GPIO-Anschluss. - Verwenden Sie den Raspberry Pi, um unterschiedliche Motoren zu betreiben. - Arbeiten Sie mit Schaltern, Tastaturen und anderen digitalen Eingaben. - Verwenden Sie Sensoren zur Messung von Temperatur, Licht und Entfernung. - Realisieren Sie auf verschiedenen Wegen eine Verbindung zu IoT-Gerten. - Entwerfen Sie dynamische Projekte mit Raspberry Pi und dem Arduino.

  • by Simon Monk
    £16.99

    Wo werden Sie sein, wenn die Zombie-Apokalypse zuschlagt? Werden Sie sich in Ihre Keller-Falle fluchten? Das Familien-Haustier rosten? Reanimierte Nachbarn enthaupten?Auf keinen Fall! Sie werden eine Festung bauen, Fallen installieren und Vorrte horten, weil Sie, gerissenener berlebender, sich noch schnell Ihr Exemplar dieses "e;Maker-Guides fr die Zombie-Apokalypse"e; geschnappt haben, bevor es zu spt ist. Diese unentbehrliche Lektre fr das berleben nach dem Z-Tag, geschrieben von Hardware-Hacker und Zombie-Kenner Simon Monk, bringt Ihnen bei, wie Sie Ihren eigenen Strom erzeugen, wie Sie unverzichtbare Bauteile vor dem Zombie-Zugriff retten, lebensrettende Elektronikschaltungen bauen und damit die Untoten aufspren. Kontrollieren Sie Ihre Umgebung:- berwachung mit Bewegungssensoren- berwachungssysteme mit Arduino und Raspberry Pi- Stromversorgung mit Solarenergie und FahrraddynamoEntkommen Sie drohenden Gefahren:- Verwenden Sie alte Kameras als Schockblitz- ffnen Sie entfernte Tren, um sich ins Haus zu retten- Entdecken Sie rechtzeitig Feuer und RauchKommunizieren Sie mit anderen berlebenden:- Warnen Sie Menschen in der Nhe mit Morsezeichen- bermitteln Sie heimliche Nachrichten mit einem 2-Wege-Vibrations-Walkie-Talkie- berwachen Sie den Funkverkehr mit einem FrequenzscannerFr alle - vom angehenden Maker zum begeisterten Bastler - ist dieser Guide ein unentbehrliches berlebenswerkzeug.

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