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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting Ready

    1. Buying an XBee Radio

    2. Buying an Adapter

    3. Choosing a Terminal Program

    4. Summary

  2. Chapter 2 Up and Running

    1. Radio Basics

    2. Introduction to ZigBee

    3. XBee Firmware Updates

    4. Configuring XBee

    5. Basic ZigBee Chat

    6. Success!

  3. Chapter 3 Build a Better Doorbell

    1. ZigBee and Arduino

    2. Doorbell Projects

  4. Chapter 4 Ins and Outs

    1. The Story of Data

    2. I/O Concepts

    3. Romantic Lighting Sensor

  5. Chapter 5 API and a Sensor Network

    1. What’s an API?

    2. Protocols

    3. XBee API Protocol

    4. API Frame Types

    5. Simple Sensor Network

    6. Yay!

  6. Chapter 6 Sleeping, Then Changing the World

    1. Sleep Mode

    2. Simple Sensor with Sleep Project

    3. Direct Actuation

    4. Direct Actuation Example

    5. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Over the Borders

    1. Gateways

    2. ConnectPorts

    3. Remote Management

    4. XBee Internet Gateway (XIG)

    5. Twitter Reader

    6. Moving Forward

  8. Chapter 8 More to Love

    1. Advanced ZigBee

    2. Serial Flow Control

    3. Sharing Data

    4. Simple Sensor Network with Pachube

    5. The Future of ZigBee

    6. Next Steps for You

  1. Appendix Resource Guide

    1. Arduino Resources

    2. Processing Resources

    3. Python Resources

    4. ZigBee Resources Online

    5. Recommended Books

    6. Sidewalk Telescopes

    7. Troubleshooting

    8. Reference Tables

  2. Colophon