Programming the BBC Micro:Bit - Getting Started with MicroPython


Quickly write innovative programs for your micro: bit--no experience necessary 
This easy-to-follow guide shows, step-by-step, how to quickly get started with programming and creating fun applications on your micro: bit.. Written in the straightforward style that Dr. Simon Monk is famous for, Programming the BBC micro: bit: Getting Started with MicroPython begins with basic concepts and gradually progresses to more advanced techniques. You will discover how to use the micro: bit's built-in hardware, use the LED display, accept input from sensors, attach external electronics, and handle wireless communication.
-Connect your micro: bit to a computer and start programming -Learn how to use the two most popular MicroPython editors -Work with built-in functions and methods--and see how to write your own-Display text, images, and animations on the micro: bit's LED matrix-Process data from the accelerometer, compass, and touch sensor-Control external hardware by attaching it to the edge connector-Send and receive messages via the built-in radio module-Graphically build programs with the JavaScript Blocks Editor