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Beginning BBC micro:bit: A Practical Introduction to micro:bit Development by Pradeeka Seneviratne

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© Pradeeka Seneviratne 2018
Pradeeka SeneviratneBeginning BBC micro:bithttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3360-3_1

1. Getting Ready

Pradeeka Seneviratne
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Mulleriyawa, Sri Lanka
 
Welcome to the exciting world of building projects with BBC micro:bit! First, this chapter introduces the micro:bit and provides a shopping guide for micro:bit and its accessories, including starter kits and inventor’s kits. Then you will learn how to power the micro:bit board using various powering options. The most interesting part of this chapter is when you write your first code for the micro:bit with the online Python editor, and the Mu editor. You will also learn how to flash a program to the micro:bit and run it. The latter part of the chapter introduces working ...

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