Mastering Lego Mindstorms (No Starch Press)
Friday, 25 November 2022

Subtitled "Build Better Robots with Python and Word Blocks", this full-color, illustrated guidebook to programming your robotic creations teaches you everything you need to know to level up your engineering skills.  Barbara Bratzel and Rob Torok show how to code movements for autonomous robot vehicles, building interactive games, making Lego musical instruments.


Rather than feature step-by-step instructions for building a handful of models, you’ll find essential information and expert tips and tricks for designing, building, and programming your own robotic creations.

Although LEGO has announced that it is discontinuing Mindstorms you can still buy the product and it has many fans


Author: Barbara Bratzel and Rob Torok
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: October 2022
Pages: 136
ISBN: 978-1718503144
Print: 1718503148
Kindle: B09WXXTZ9Z
Audience: Robot enthusiasts
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: Hardware platforms


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