Microchip continually updates its product line with more capable and lower cost products. It also provides excellent development tools. 123 PIC Microcontroller Experiments for the Evil Genius builds on the success of 123 Robotics Experiments for the Evil Genius and Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller.
Author Myke Predko presents a multitude of inexpensive PIC micontroller projects. More than just hours of fun, these exciting experiments convey the fundamentals of PIC microcontrollers and the techniques to program them. Each experiment builds upon those which precede, so that you can develop a practical understanding of microcontroller programming. You do not need any knowledge of programming to get started. But by the end, you will be able to complete your own functional projects.
384 pages, softcover
- Introduces you to programming and customizing the PIC MCU
- Shows you how to set up your own PICmicro MCU and development laboratory based on one inexpensive starter kit
- Vividly explains the science and electronics underlying microcontrollers
- Gives you enjoyable experiments that build your skills
- Teaches you to program PICmicros in both C and assembly language
- Shows you how to interface sensors, switches, LEDs, LCDs, and other commonly used electronic interfaces
- Offers experiments that develop handy resource routines in assembly language
- Challenges you to stretch the limits of PIC MCU applications
- Suggests exciting directions you can take your new programming skills
- Supplies parts lists and program listings
About the Author
Myke Predko is Test Architect at Celestica in Toronto, Canada, a supplier of printed circuit boards to the computer industry. An experienced author, Myke wrote McGraw-Hillís best-selling 123 Robotics Projects for the Evil Genius; PICmicro Microcontroller Pocket Reference; Programming and Customizing PICMicro Microcontrollers, second edition; Programming Robot Controllers; and other books.