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Arduino Cookbook, 2nd Edition--New from O'Reilly Media

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Date:  Mon, 23 Jan 2012 10:03:13 -0800
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Arduino Cookbook, 2nd Edition--New from O'Reilly Media
Recipes to Begin, Expand, and Enhance Your Projects

Sebastopol, CA--Want to create devices that interact with the physical world? "Arduino Cookbook,
2nd Edition" (O'Reilly Media, $44.99 USD) is perfect for anyone who wants to experiment with the
popular Arduino microcontroller and programming environment. You'll find more than 200 tips and
techniques for building a variety of objects and prototypes such as toys, detectors, robots, and
interactive clothing that can sense and respond to touch, sound, position, heat, and light.

You don't need experience with Arduino or programming to get started. Updated for the Arduino 1.0
release, the recipes in this second edition include practical examples and guidance to help you
begin, expand, and enhance your projects right away--whether you're an artist, designer, hobbyist,
student, or engineer.

With "Arduino Cookbook, 2nd Edition," you will:

- Get up to speed on the Arduino board and essential software concepts quickly
- Learn basic techniques for reading digital and analog signals
- Use Arduino with a variety of popular input devices and sensors
- Drive visual displays, generate sound, and control several types of motors
- Interact with devices that use remote controls, including TVs and appliances
- Learn techniques for handling time delays and time measurement
- Apply advanced coding and memory handling techniques

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About the Author
Michael Margolis is a technologist in the field of real time computing with expertise in developing
and delivering hardware and software for interacting with the environment. He has more than 30
years of experience at senior levels with Sony, Microsoft, and Lucent/Bell Labs. He has written
libraries and core software that are part of the official Arduino 1.0 distribution.

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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic,

Arduino Cookbook, 2nd Edition
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
By Michael Margolis
Print ISBN: 9781449313876
Pages: 724
Print Price: $44.99, Ebook Price: $35.99   

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