BeagleBone For Dummies
By Rui Santos, Luís Miguel Costa Perestrelo
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: January 2015
Pages: 432

Learn to:

  • Connect the BeagleBone and install the Linux ® OS
  • Explore the Cloud 9 IDE and learn simple programming with BoneScript and Python®
  • Create electronics projects connected to the BeagleBone GPIO
  • Set up a home automation web server with the BeagleBone

Grab your BeagleBone, get it set up, and start building cool projects!

The BeagleBone is a powerful, versatile development board. This book is a powerful yet friendly guide to putting the BeagleBone to work, so you can turn your ideas into real projects. You’ll discover how to connect to the BeagleBone, load Linux on it, and program in it, building and programming circuits to actually create things as you go.

  • Start at the beginning — discover what the BeagleBone can do, how to download and install Linux on it, and how to connect it to your computer
  • Down Linux lane — learn your way around the Linux Shell and find out about the tools and components you need for circuit-building
  • Connected to the BoneScript — master the JavaScript-based programming language for BeagleBone and create a motion-detecting circuit
  • Prepare for web-related projects — get acquainted with Python and build projects that read data from sensors and automatically send email
  • Basic Black — find out how to turn BeagleBone Black into a desktop computer and launch your own website
  • Playing with bones — create an email notification device and your own home automation web server

Open the book and find:

  • Step-by-step guidance to setting up a BeagleBone
  • A crash course in Linux
  • Amazing things the BeagleBone can do
  • How to navigate the desktop environment
  • Python programming instructions
  • Directions for a household monitoring system
  • Great ideas for BeagleBone projects
  • Resources and tips for making the most of the BeagleBone
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