Descriere: Parallel Processing With the Propeller--Made Easy "This book should find a place on any Propellerhead's bookshelf, between Parallax's Propeller Manual and its Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller volumes." Make: 24 Programming the Propeller with Spin: A Beginner's Guide to Parallel Processing walks you through the essential skills you need to build and control devices using the Propeller chip and its parallel processing environment. Find out how to use each of the identical 32-bit processors, known as cogs, and make the eight cogs effectively interact with each other. The book covers Propeller hardware and software setup, memory, and the Spin language. Step-by-step projects give you hands-on experience as you learn how to: Use Propeller I/O techniques with extensive Spin code examples Display numbers with seven segment displays Create accurate, controlled pulse sequences Add a 16 character by two line LCO display Control R/C hobby servos Use motor amplifiers to control small motors Run a bipolar stepper motor Build a gravity sensor-based auto-leveling table Run DC motors with incremental encoders Run small AC motors You'll also find hundreds of lines of ready-to-run documented Spin code as well as PDFs of all the schematics on McGraw-Hill's website: Downloads available at www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload "This book should find a place on any Propellerhead's bookshelf, between Parallax's Propeller Manual and its Programming and Customizing the Multicore Propeller volumes." Make: 24
Joe Mayo, Joseph Mayo
Essential Skills--Made Easy Written by a Microsoft MVP and Visual Studio expert, this hands-on guide gets you started with the latest release of Microsoft's flagship Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Microsoft Visual Studio 2010: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to build applications from the ground up, covering C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Silverlight, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). You'll also learn how to customize the IDE, adding your own tools that integrate with Visual Studio 2010, and edit and debug your applications. Designed for Easy Learning Key Skills & Concepts --Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Notes --Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips --Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Annotated Syntax --Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated Joe Mayo is an independent consultant, specializing in Microsoft.NET tecnnologies. He is the author of LINQ Programming and other books. Joe is also the recipient of multiple Microsoft MVP awards.
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