Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python

by: Donald Norris


Abstract: Get up-and-running building cutting-edge Edison devices with help from this DIY guide. Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python lays out the Edison's powerful features and teaches the basics of Internet-enabled embedded programming. Discover how to set up components, connect your PC or Mac, build Python applications, and use USB, WiFi, and Bluetooth connections. Start-to-finish example projects include a motor controller, home temperature system, robotic car, and wearable patient movement alert sensor. • Explore the capabilities and features of the Edison • Connect Sparkfun, Breakout, and Arduino boards • Program your Edison through the Arduino IDE • Set up USB, GPIO, WiFi, and Bluetooth connections • Learn Python basics and start writing custom programs • Interface through Edison's serial and parallel ports • Collect and remotely process data using a Web browser • Design your own Internet-enabled embedded technology devices
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Title: Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2016 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259588334

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Donald Norris is the author of the bestselling Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius, Build Your Own Quadcopter, and The Internet of Things: Do-It-Yourself-at-Home Projects for Arduino, Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black. He is an engineer by formal training but has acquired a comprehensive background in software development in the past 20 years. Mr. Norris is also an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University, where he has developed and presented three courses and is currently teaching another one based on innovative technologies, some of which are discussed in this book.

Description: Get up-and-running building cutting-edge Edison devices with help from this DIY guide. Programming the Intel Edison: Getting Started with Processing and Python lays out the Edison's powerful features and teaches the basics of Internet-enabled embedded programming. Discover how to set up components, connect your PC or Mac, build Python applications, and use USB, WiFi, and Bluetooth connections. Start-to-finish example projects include a motor controller, home temperature system, robotic car, and wearable patient movement alert sensor. • Explore the capabilities and features of the Edison • Connect Sparkfun, Breakout, and Arduino boards • Program your Edison through the Arduino IDE • Set up USB, GPIO, WiFi, and Bluetooth connections • Learn Python basics and start writing custom programs • Interface through Edison's serial and parallel ports • Collect and remotely process data using a Web browser • Design your own Internet-enabled embedded technology devices