Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller Microcontroller: The Official Guide / Edition 1

Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller Microcontroller: The Official Guide / Edition 1

by Parallax
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071664505

ISBN-13: 9780071664509

Pub. Date: 01/13/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The Only Official Guide to the Parallax Multicore Propeller Microcontroller

Written by a team of Propeller experts, this authoritative guide shows you how to realize your design concepts by taking full advantage of the multicore Propeller microcontroller's unique architecture. The book begins with a review of the Propeller hardware, software, and Spin language so

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The Only Official Guide to the Parallax Multicore Propeller Microcontroller

Written by a team of Propeller experts, this authoritative guide shows you how to realize your design concepts by taking full advantage of the multicore Propeller microcontroller's unique architecture. The book begins with a review of the Propeller hardware, software, and Spin language so you can get started right away. Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller Microcontroller: The Official Guide is filled with a wide variety of step-by-step, hands-on projects. Put your ideas into production when you learn how to:

  • Debug code for multiple cores
  • Understand how the Propeller interacts with different sensors
  • Wirelessly network Propeller chips
  • Build a balancing robot and control it with computer vision
  • Develop networking applications using an off-the-shelf Ethernet chip
  • Create a portable multivariable GPS tracking and data logging device
  • Use the Propeller as a remote virtual peripheral for media applications
  • Create a Propeller-powered HVAC green house model
  • Synthesize speech with the Propeller

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071664509
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/13/2010
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
892,923
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors;
Foreword;
Introduction;
Chapter 1. The Propeller Chip Multicore Microcontroller;
Chapter 2. Introduction to Propeller Programming;
Chapter 3. Debugging Code for Multiple Cores;
Chapter 4. Sensor Basics and Multicore Sensor Examples;
Chapter 5. Wirelessly Networking Propeller Chips;
Chapter 6. DanceBot, a Balancing Robot;
Chapter 7. Controlling a Robot with Computer Vision;
Chapter 8. Using Multicore for Networking Applications;
Chapter 9. Portable Multivariable GPS Tracking and Data Logger;
Chapter 10. Using the Propeller as a Virtual Peripheral for Media Applications;
Chapter 11. The HVAC Green House Model;
Chapter 12. Synthesizing Speech with the Propeller;
Appendix A. Propeller Language Reference;
Appendix B. Unit Abbreviations;
Index

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