Chris Walker - Make: Getting Started with Netduino
Netduino is a popular open source hardware platform that’s captured the imagination of makers and hobbyists worldwide. This easy-to-follow book provides the step-by-step guidance you need to experiment with Netduino and the .NET Micro Framework.
Through a set of simple projects, you’ll learn how to create electronic gadgets—including networked devices that communicate over TCP/IP. Along the way, hobbyists will pick up the basics of .NET programming, and programmers will discover how to work with electronics and microcontrollers. Follow the projects in sequence and learn techniques for building your own Netduino-based devices.
Get an overview of the Netduino microcontroller family
Install the free Visual Studio Express, .NET Micro Framework, and Netduino SDK
Write code that lets you turn Netduino’s LED on and off
Learn how to increase Netduino’s capabilities with various expansion shields
Measure digital and analog inputs with MakerShield
Make a light appear dimmer or brighter with Pulse Width Modulation
Use electrical pulses to play a song and control the position of a servo motor
Create an app to control your Netduino over the Web
Release Date: February 2012
Paperback, 102 pages.