BeagleBone For Dummies

Author: Rui Santos,Luís Miguel Costa Perestrelo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118992911

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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The BeagleBone is a tiny computer board about the size of a credit card and which has all the capability of a desktop. This volume guides you step-by-step throughout the process of getting acquainted with your BeagleBone Original or BeagleBoneBlack. You'll learn how to get set up, use the software, build the hardware, and code your projects, with plenty of examples to walk you through the process. You'll move carefully through your first BeagleBone project, then get ideas for even better, more advanced programs.
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BeagleBone For Dummies

Author: Rui Santos,Luís Miguel Costa Perestrelo

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111899292X

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 6446

The definitive, easy-to-use guide to the popular BeagleBone board BeagleBone For Dummies is the definitive beginner's guide to using the popular BeagleBone board to learn electronics and programming. Unlike other books that require previous knowledge of electronics, Linux, and Python, this one assumes you know nothing at all, and guides you step-by-step throughout the process of getting acquainted with your BeagleBone Original or BeagleBone Black. You'll learn how to get set up, use the software, build the hardware, and code your projects, with plenty of examples to walk you through the process. You'll move carefully through your first BeagleBone project, then get ideas for branching out from there to create even better, more advanced programs. The BeagleBone is a tiny computer board – about the size of a credit card – that has all the capability of a desktop. Its affordability and ease of use has made it popular among hobbyists, hardware enthusiasts, and programmers alike, and it's time for you to join their ranks as you officially dive into the world of microcomputers. This book removes the guesswork from using the popular BeagleBone board and shows you how to get up and running in no time. Download the operating system and connect your BeagleBone Learn to navigate the desktop environment Start programming with Python and Bonescript Build your first project, and find plans for many more To learn BeagleBone, you could spend hours on the Internet and still never find the information you need, or you can get everything you need here. This book appeals to all new and inexperienced hobbyists, tinkerers, electronics gurus, hackers, budding programmers, engineers, and hardware geeks who want to learn how to get the most out of their powerful BeagleBone.
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Programming the BeagleBone Black: Getting Started with JavaScript and BoneScript

Author: Simon Monk

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071832130

Category: Computers

Page: 216

View: 6051

Program your own BeagleBone Black projects! Build creative BeagleBone Black devices--no prior programming or electronics experience required. In Programming the BeagleBone Black, electronics guru Simon Monk explains essential application development methods through straightforward directions and cool downloadable examples. Discover how to navigate the board, write and debug code, use expansion capes, and control external hardware. Easy-to-follow plans show you how to wire up and program a Web-controlled roving robot and an e-mail notifier that lights an incandescent lamp. Set up the BeagleBone Black and explore its features Connect to your computer via USB or Ethernet Use the BeagleBone Black as a stand-alone PC Write and execute BoneScript code Use JavaScript functions and timers Perform analog and digital I/O Work with expansion capes and modules Design Web interfaces that control electronics Assemble and program a robot and an e-mail notifier
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Data Science For Dummies

Author: Lillian Pierson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119327644

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 599

Discover how data science can help you gain in-depth insight into your business - the easy way! Jobs in data science abound, but few people have the data science skills needed to fill these increasingly important roles. Data Science For Dummies is the perfect starting point for IT professionals and students who want a quick primer on all areas of the expansive data science space. With a focus on business cases, the book explores topics in big data, data science, and data engineering, and how these three areas are combined to produce tremendous value. If you want to pick-up the skills you need to begin a new career or initiate a new project, reading this book will help you understand what technologies, programming languages, and mathematical methods on which to focus. While this book serves as a wildly fantastic guide through the broad, sometimes intimidating field of big data and data science, it is not an instruction manual for hands-on implementation. Here’s what to expect: Provides a background in big data and data engineering before moving on to data science and how it's applied to generate value Includes coverage of big data frameworks like Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, MPP platforms, and NoSQL Explains machine learning and many of its algorithms as well as artificial intelligence and the evolution of the Internet of Things Details data visualization techniques that can be used to showcase, summarize, and communicate the data insights you generate It's a big, big data world out there—let Data Science For Dummies help you harness its power and gain a competitive edge for your organization.
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Exploring BeagleBone

Tools and Techniques for Building with Embedded Linux

Author: Derek Molloy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118935217

Category: Computers

Page: 600

View: 8258

In-depth instruction and practical techniques for building with the BeagleBone embedded Linux platform Exploring BeagleBone is a hands-on guide to bringing gadgets, gizmos, and robots to life using the popular BeagleBone embedded Linux platform. Comprehensive content and deep detail provide more than just a BeagleBone instruction manual—you’ll also learn the underlying engineering techniques that will allow you to create your own projects. The book begins with a foundational primer on essential skills, and then gradually moves into communication, control, and advanced applications using C/C++, allowing you to learn at your own pace. In addition, the book’s companion website features instructional videos, source code, discussion forums, and more, to ensure that you have everything you need. The BeagleBone’s small size, high performance, low cost, and extreme adaptability have made it a favorite development platform, and the Linux software base allows for complex yet flexible functionality. The BeagleBone has applications in smart buildings, robot control, environmental sensing, to name a few; and, expansion boards and peripherals dramatically increase the possibilities. Exploring BeagleBone provides a reader-friendly guide to the device, including a crash course in computer engineering. While following step by step, you can: Get up to speed on embedded Linux, electronics, and programming Master interfacing electronic circuits, buses and modules, with practical examples Explore the Internet-connected BeagleBone and the BeagleBone with a display Apply the BeagleBone to sensing applications, including video and sound Explore the BeagleBone’s Programmable Real-Time Controllers Hands-on learning helps ensure that your new skills stay with you, allowing you to design with electronics, modules, or peripherals even beyond the BeagleBone. Insightful guidance and online peer support help you transition from beginner to expert as you master the techniques presented in Exploring BeagleBone, the practical handbook for the popular computing platform.
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PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Steve Suehring,Janet Valade

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111821370X

Category: Computers

Page: 692

View: 3040

Introduces the four essential programming languages required for creating dynamic Web sites, and explains how to install them on different operating systems, use CSS to create forms, code with jQuery, and administer a MySQL database.
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Exploring Arduino

Tools and Techniques for Engineering Wizardry

Author: Jeremy Blum

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118786165

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6884

Learn to easily build gadgets, gizmos, robots, and more using Arduino Written by Arduino expert Jeremy Blum, this unique book uses the popular Arduino microcontroller platform as an instrument to teach you about topics in electrical engineering, programming, and human-computer interaction. Whether you're a budding hobbyist or an engineer, you'll benefit from the perfectly paced lessons that walk you through useful, artistic, and educational exercises that gradually get more advanced. In addition to specific projects, the book shares best practices in programming and design that you can apply to your own projects. Code snippets and schematics will serve as a useful reference for future projects even after you've mastered all the topics in the book. Includes a number of projects that utilize different capabilities of the Arduino, while interfacing with external hardware Features chapters that build upon each other, tying in concepts from previous chapters to illustrate new ones Includes aspects that are accompanied by video tutorials and other multimedia content Covers electrical engineering and programming concepts, interfacing with the world through analog and digital sensors, communicating with a computer and other devices, and internet connectivity Explains how to combine smaller topics into more complex projects Shares downloadable materials and source code for everything covered in the book Projects compatible with many official Arduino boards including Arduino Uno; Arduino Leonardo; Arduino Mega 2560; Arduino Due; Arduino Nano; Arduino Mega ADK; LilyPad Arduino and may work with Arduino-compatible boards such as Freeduino and new third party certified boards such as the Intel Galileo Exploring Arduino takes you on an adventure and provides you with exclusive access to materials not found anywhere else!
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Getting Started with BeagleBone

Linux-Powered Electronic Projects With Python and JavaScript

Author: Matt Richardson

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1449345336

Category: Computers

Page: 142

View: 6158

Many people think of Linux as a computer operating system, running on users' desktops and powering servers. But Linux can also be found inside many consumer electronics devices. Whether they're the brains of a cell phone, cable box, or exercise bike, embedded Linux systems blur the distinction between computer and device. Many makers love microcontroller platforms such as Arduino, but as the complexity increases in their projects, they need more power for applications, such as computer vision. The BeagleBone is an embedded Linux board for makers. It's got built-in networking, many inputs and outputs, and a fast processor to handle demanding tasks. This book introduces you to both the original BeagleBone and the new BeagleBone Black and gets you started with projects that take advantage of the board's processing power and its ability to interface with the outside world.
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LinkedIn For Dummies

Author: Joel Elad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119469910

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 4838

Make LinkedIn your number one professional branding tool LinkedIn is the premiere social network for professionals looking to discover new opportunities, enhance personal branding, connect with other professionals, and make career advancements. With LinkedIn For Dummies, you’ll have step-by-step instructions on how to take advantage of the latest tools and features to do all of this and more. This book will teach you how to create an attractive profile that employers will notice, as well as ways to expand your network by making connections around the globe. You'll also learn how to best navigate the new user interface, write recommendations, take a course with LinkedIn Learning, and conduct your job search. Create an appealing, detailed profile Establish your credibility and personal brand Connect with employers and find jobs Request and write recommendations Whether you’re one of LinkedIn’s 500 million global members or brand new to the site, this authoritative resource helps you get the most out of the world’s largest professional network.
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Supra-Gingival Minimally Invasive Dentistry

A Healthier Approach to Esthetic Restorations

Author: Jose-Luis Ruiz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118976436

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 3699

Supra-Gingival Minimally Invasive Dentistry: A Healthier Approach to Esthetic Restorations provides a real-world approach to healthier supra-gingival minimally invasive restorations, as an alternative to more invasive mechanically retained restorations, such as full crowns. Provides practical, step-by-step coverage of the key elements in diagnosis, case planning, preparation, restorations, and cementation of bonded restorations Offers excellent and simple explanations of the latest in adhesive dentistry and the proper selection of restorative materials Covers both anterior and posterior direct and indirect bonded restorations, offering a better, healthier approach Presents hundreds of beautiful images showing planning, preparation, and restoration principles and treatment Features the contributions of Dr. Ray Bertolotti, Contributing Editor, and a foreword written by Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD, CEO of Clinicians Report Foundation and Practical Clinical Reports
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UX For Dummies

Author: Kevin P. Nichols,Donald Chesnut

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118852796

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6706

Get up to speed quickly on the latest in user experience strategy and design UX For Dummies is a hands-on guide to developing and implementing user experience strategy. Written by globally-recognized UX consultants, this essential resource provides expert insight and guidance on using the tools and techniques that create a great user experience, along with practical advice on implementing a UX strategy that aligns with your organisation's business goals and philosophy. You'll learn how to integrate web design, user research, business planning and data analysis to focus your company's web presence on the needs of your customers, gaining the skills you need to be effective in the field of user experience design. Whether it's the interface, graphics, industrial design, physical interaction or a user manual, being anything less than on point can negatively affect customer satisfaction and retention. User experience design fully encompasses traditional human-computer interaction design, and extends it to address all aspects of a product or service as perceived by users. UX For Dummies provides comprehensive guidance to professionals looking to understand and apply effective UX strategies. Defines UX and offers assistance with determining users and modelling the user experience Provides details on creating a content strategy and building information architectures Explores visual design and designing for specific channels Delves into UX testing and methods for keeping your site relevant The UX field is growing rapidly as companies realise that meeting your business goals requires a web presence aligned with customer needs. This alignment demands smart strategy and even smarter design. Consultants, designers and practitioners must all be on board if the result is to be cohesive and effective. UX For Dummies provides the information and expert advice you need to get up to speed quickly.
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Piano For Dummies

Author: Blake Neely

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470561393

Category: Music

Page: 384

View: 5603

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Arduino Projects For Dummies

Author: Brock Craft

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118551516

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 5462

Discover all the amazing things you can do with Arduino Arduino is a programmable circuit board that is being used by everyone from scientists, programmers, and hardware hackers to artists, designers, hobbyists, and engineers in order to add interactivity to objects and projects and experiment with programming and electronics. This easy-to-understand book is an ideal place to start if you are interested in learning more about Arduino's vast capabilities. Featuring an array of cool projects, this Arduino beginner guide walks you through every step of each of the featured projects so that you can acquire a clear understanding of the different aspects of the Arduino board. Introduces Arduino basics to provide you with a solid foundation of understanding before you tackle your first project Features a variety of fun projects that show you how to do everything from automating your garden's watering system to constructing a keypad entry system, installing a tweeting cat flap, building a robot car, and much more Provides an easy, hands-on approach to learning more about electronics, programming, and interaction design for Makers of all ages Arduino Projects For Dummies is your guide to turning everyday electronics and plain old projects into incredible innovations. Get Connected! To find out more about Brock Craft and his recent Arduino creations, visit www.facebook.com/ArduinoProjectsForDummies
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Sage 50 Accounts For Dummies

Author: Jane E. Kelly

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119214165

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 5656

Make bookkeeping a breeze with Sage Sage 50 Accounts is a tremendously popular resource among accounting professionals, and exciting upgrades in version 22 make it even more useful. This book helps you use get started with installation as well as customisation, and in a short time you'll be running VAT returns and producing reports. Newer features help you store copies on the cloud, access data from anywhere and much more. Inside... Fully updated screenshots How to use Sage Drive A guide to key buttons New ways to access tasks Toolbar configuration tips Valuable window shortcuts How to process paperwork Project management help Tips on using mobile apps
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Hamshack Raspberry Pi

How to Use the Raspberry Pi for Amateur Radio Activities

Author: James Baughn K9E0H

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 152469164X

Category: Computers

Page: 108

View: 4598

Use a forty-dollar credit cardsized computer to enhance your amateur radio operating. Learn how to set up and configure the computer. Then learn how to install operating aids, such as logging, timekeeping, satellite tracking, and Morse code practicing. Communicate in sixteen digital modes. Design antennas and save, restore, and manage memory for your radios.
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Fix Your Own PC

Author: Corey Sandler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470107871

Category: Computers

Page: 555

View: 4282

Explains how to upgrade and repair processors, memory, connections, drives, multimedia cards, and peripherals.
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Bad to the Bone

Crafting Electronic Systems with BeagleBone Black, Second Edition

Author: Steven Barrett,Jason Kridner

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1627055126

Category: Computers

Page: 417

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BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, open hardware computer uniquely suited to interact with sensors and actuators directly and over the Web. Introduced in April 2013 by BeagleBoard.org, a community of developers first established in early 2008, BeagleBone Black is used frequently to build vision-enabled robots, home automation systems, artistic lighting systems, and countless other do-it-yourself and professional projects. BeagleBone variants include the original BeagleBone and the newer BeagleBone Black, both hosting a powerful 32-bit, super-scalar ARM Cortex A8 processor capable of running numerous mobile and desktop-capable operating systems, typically variants of Linux including Debian, Android, and Ubuntu. Yet, BeagleBone is small enough to fit in a small mint tin box. The "Bone" may be used in a wide variety of projects from middle school science fair projects to senior design projects to first prototypes of very complex systems. Novice users may access the power of the Bone through the user-friendly BoneScript software, experienced through a Web browser in most major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, or the Linux operating systems. Seasoned users may take full advantage of the Bone's power using the underlying Linux-based operating system, a host of feature extension boards (Capes) and a wide variety of Linux community open source libraries. This book provides an introduction to this powerful computer and has been designed for a wide variety of users including the first time novice through the seasoned embedded system design professional. The book contains background theory on system operation coupled with many well-documented, illustrative examples. Examples for novice users are centered on motivational, fun robot projects while advanced projects follow the theme of assistive technology and image-processing applications.
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Getting Started with Electronic Projects

Author: Bill Pretty

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783554525

Category: Computers

Page: 176

View: 7456

This book is aimed at hobbyists with basic knowledge of electronics circuits. Whether you are a novice electronics project builder, a ham radio enthusiast, or a BeagleBone tinkerer, you will love this book.
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Linux C Programming

Author: Jasper Nuyens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781513606125

Category:

Page: N.A

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BeagleBone for Secret Agents

Author: Josh Datko

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783986050

Category: Computers

Page: 162

View: 6715

If you have some experience with the BeagleBone or similar embedded systems and want to learn more about security and privacy, this book is for you. Alternatively, if you have a security and privacy background and want to learn more about embedded development, this book is for you. You should have some familiarity with Linux systems and with the C and Python programming languages.
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