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Getting Ready

  • Pradeeka Seneviratne
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Abstract

Welcome to the exciting world of building projects with BBC micro:bit! First, this chapter introduces the micro:bit and provides a shopping guide for micro:bit and its accessories, including starter kits and inventor's kits. Then you will learn how to power the micro:bit board using various powering options. The most interesting part of this chapter is when you write your first code for the micro:bit with the online Python editor, the Mu editor, and the JavaScript Blocks Editor. You will also learn how to flash a program to the micro:bit and run it. The latter part of the chapter introduces working with REPL (Read-Evaluate-Print-Loop) using the Mu editor to run code line-by-line without flashing the complete program to the micro:bit.

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© Pradeeka Seneviratne 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pradeeka Seneviratne
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  1. 1.MulleriyawaSri Lanka

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