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Getting Started with . NET Gadgeteer

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ISBN-10: 1449328237

ISBN-13: 9781449328238

Edition: 2012

Authors: Simon Monk

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Learn how to program with .NET Gadgeteer in just hours. This introduction shows you how to build cool electronic gadgets step-by-step with this rapid prototyping platform. You’ll tackle five exciting projects using plug-in modules in the Fez Spider Starter Kit from GHI Electronics—no soldering required.Ideal for novice programmers, this book shows you how to install the necessary software and then work with modules in the kit. Learn how to build a racing game, spy camera, web messenger, and more—and gain the confidence and skill you need to start designing your own gadgets.This is the first in a series of books on Gadgeteer, so order your copy today and get started with this amazing…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Preface
Getting Started with .NET Gadgeteer
What Is .NET Gadgeteer?
The Fez Starter Kit
Powering Up
Installation
Mac and Linux Users
Install Visual Studio Express
Install .NET Micro Framework
Install the .NET Gadgeteer Package
Upgrading the Firmware
Hello World
Creating a New Project
Adding Components
Trying It for Real
Conclusion
Spy Camera
The Design
The Camera Module
Trying It Out
WPFWindow
Creating a UI Structure
Showing Messages
The Final Program
Touch Screen
Writing to SD cards
Testing
Conclusion
Snowflakes Game
The Design
Screen Layout
Using the Joystick module
Conclusion
Web Messenger
Web Servers
A Gadgeteer Web Server
Testing
A Gadgeteer Sketch Pad
Putting It All Together
Testing
Sharing with the World
Conclusion
Camera Backup Gadget
The Design
The USB Host Module
The Program
Copying Files
Testing
Breakpoints
Conclusion
WhatNext?
Other Modules
Environmental Sensors
Pulse Oximeter
Cellular Radio
Relay Module
Music
WiFi
Physical Design Files
Documentation
Blogs and Web Resources
Conclusion