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Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller Microcontroller: The Official Guide [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller Microcontroller: The Official Guide

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Overview

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




Experience more of the process at mhprofessional.com/propeller

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071664516
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/13/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 547,230
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author

Parallax, Inc., a privately held company, designs and manufactures microcontroller development tools and small single-board computers that are used by electronic engineers, educational institutions, and hobbyists.
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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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  • Posted May 16, 2010

    Good book with varied and decent examples

    This book has a lot of contributors that know a lot about the Propeller, including Chip Gracey himself. I am looking forward to trying all of the example projects and I know they will help me learn the Propeller much more thoroughly than I do now.

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