Coding with the micro:bit (In Easy Steps)
Friday, 20 October 2023

Subtitled "Create Cool Programming Projects", this book is the 5th title in the QuestKids set of books aimed at younger children in a large-size format with full color. Dan Aldred introduces you to the hardware and software features of the BBC micro:bit, including the built-in microphone, speaker, and touch sensor added in micro:bit version 2. You’ll learn new skills such as how to code your micro:bit to play music, send messages, display pictures, and detect light.

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Once you’ve mastered these skills, the book guides you through 10 exciting projects, including a temperature sensor, simple interactive games, and even an alarm system!

Author: Dan Aldred
Publisher: Easy Steps
Date: October 2023
Pages: 96
ISBN:978-1787910003
Print:1787910008
Kindle: B0CKZKQ34W
Audience: Kids 5 - 10 years
Level: Introductory

Coding microbit

 

 

If you are interested in the micro:bit in an IOT context, see Micro:bit IoT In C, Second Edition by Harry Fairhead
ISBN:9781871962673.

It is part of the I Programmer Library from I/O Press and you will find several extracts from both editions on this site.

Go to: Articles, The Core, Hardware/IoT and type "Micro:bit into the Title Filter bar to find them.

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