Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer: Electronics Projects for Hobbyists and Inventors
by Simon Taylor

Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer: Electronics Projects for Hobbyists and Inventors<br>by Simon Taylor
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Discover the capabilities of Microsoft's new electronics prototyping platform with hands-on projects

Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer: Electronics Projects for Hobbyists and Inventors brings the power and versatility of .NET Gadgeteer open source hardware and software platforms to users of all abilities. Simon Taylor, a leading pioneer in the embedded device hardware space, offers progressive instruction to guide you through fun and practical projects--devices sensors, lights, switches, displays, motor controllers, and more--that clearly demonstrate key principles in the assembly and programming of the main processor board and gadget modules. Other resources include coverage of Visual Studio Express (free edition); how to connect devices to the development environment; techniques for writing, deploying, and debugging applications; and an overview for developing main board and module hardware and firmware.

  • Your step-by-step guide to using Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer
  • All principles taught apply to boards from any manufacturer
  • Shows you how to combine C#, .NET Micro Framework, and Gadgeteer into actual working embedded projects
  • Teaches techniques and skills you can use to design your own Gadgeteer hardware
  • Explores how to use basic hardware and software blocks with fun projects, like 2D video games
  • All hardware used in projects is readily available, and the development software for Gadgeteer is free

    Practical, step-by-step coverage!

    Introduction to Gadgeteer; Software Development Environment; Gadgeteer Main Boards; Gadgeteer Modules; Debugging and Deploying Applications; Serial Communications Projects; I2C, SPI and GPIO Projects; Card and File Projects; Ethernet and Web Device Projects; Graphics Projects; Video Game Projects; Designing Gadgeteer Main Boards; Designing Gadgeteer Modules

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    Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    Page Count (est.): 244
    ISBN10: 0071797955
    ISBN13: 9780071797955
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 11/21/2012