BeagleBone For Dummies is the definitive beginner's guideto using the popular BeagleBone board to learn electronics andprogramming. Unlike other books that require previous knowledge ofelectronics, Linux, and Python, this one assumes you know nothingat all, and guides you step-by-step throughout the process ofgetting acquainted with your BeagleBone Original or BeagleBoneBlack. You'll learn how to get set up, use the software, build thehardware, and code your projects, with plenty of examples to walkyou through the process. You'll move carefully through your firstBeagleBone project, then get ideas for branching out from there tocreate even better, more advanced programs.
The BeagleBone is a tiny computer board about the sizeof a credit card that has all the capability of a desktop.Its affordability and ease of use has made it popular amonghobbyists, hardware enthusiasts, and programmers alike, and it'stime for you to join their ranks as you officially dive into theworld of microcomputers. This book removes the guesswork from usingthe popular BeagleBone board and shows you how to get up andrunning 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 andstill never find the information you need, or you can geteverything you need here. This book appeals to all new andinexperienced hobbyists, tinkerers, electronics gurus, hackers,budding programmers, engineers, and hardware geeks who want tolearn how to get the most out of their powerful BeagleBone.