The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book (No Starch Press)
Friday, 25 July 2014

A complete beginner's guide to the EV3 kit from robotics expert Laurens Valk. This full color book teaches you fundamental programming and robotics skills as you build and program six increasingly sophisticated robots that move, monitor sensors, and respond to their environments including an autonomous robotic arm and a humanoid that walks and talks.

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Author:  Laurens Valk
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: May 26, 2014
Pages: 352
ISBN: 978-1593275327

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The LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 Discovery Book

Author:  Laurens Valk
Publisher: No Starch Press, 2010
Pages: 320
ISBN: 978-1593272111
Aimed at: Beginners
Rating: 5
Pros: Clear instructions
Cons: Not in color
Reviewed by: Lucy Black

If you have a Mindstorms NXT 2.0 robotics kit this is a book you need - and if you don't have a Mindstorms kit  our review will motivate you to buy one.

 

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Learn Python the Hard Way

Author: Zed Shaw
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Pages: 311
ISBN: 978-0321884916
Audience: Beginner
Rating: 3.5
Reviewed by: Mike Driscoll

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Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers

Author: Michael Schrenk
Publisher: No Starch Press
Pages: 362
ISBN: 978-1593273972
Aimed at: PHP developers
Rating: 4
Pros: Practical with lots of projects
Cons: Doesn't describe big bots/spiders
Reviewed by: Ian Elliot

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