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C Programming for Arduino

By : Julien Bayle
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C Programming for Arduino

By: Julien Bayle

Overview of this book

Physical computing allows us to build interactive physical systems by using software & hardware in order to sense and respond to the real world. C Programming for Arduino will show you how to harness powerful capabilities like sensing, feedbacks, programming and even wiring and developing your own autonomous systems. C Programming for Arduino contains everything you need to directly start wiring and coding your own electronic project. You'll learn C and how to code several types of firmware for your Arduino, and then move on to design small typical systems to understand how handling buttons, leds, LCD, network modules and much more. After running through C/C++ for the Arduino, you'll learn how to control your software by using real buttons and distance sensors and even discover how you can use your Arduino with the Processing framework so that they work in unison. Advanced coverage includes using Wi-Fi networks and batteries to make your Arduino-based hardware more mobile and flexible without wires. If you want to learn how to build your own electronic devices with powerful open-source technology, then this book is for you.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
C Programming for Arduino
About the Author
About the Reviewers


This completes the first part of this book. I hope you have been able to absorb and enjoy these first (huge) steps. If not, you may want to take the time to review something you may not have clarity on; it's always worth it to better understand what you're doing.

We know a bit more about C and C++ programming, at least enough to lead us safely through the next two parts. We can now understand the basic tasks of Arduino, we can upload our firmware, and we can test them with the basic wiring.

Now, we'll move a step further into a territory where things are more practical, and less theoretical. Prepare yourself to explore new physical worlds, where you can make things talk, and communicate with each other, where your computer will be able to respond to how you feel and react, and without wires sometimes! Again, you may want to take a little time to review something you might still be a little hazy on; knowledge is power.

The future is now!