Description : This book is about a state of the art tool, Flowcode(r), and how you can use Flowcode to develop microcontroller applications. The book starts very simply with a tutorial project and step-by-step instructions. As you go along the projects increase in difficulty and the new concepts are explained. Each project has a clear description of both hardware and software with pictures and diagrams, which explain not just how things are done but also why. All sources are available for free download. Since Flowcode is a high level language the intricacies of microcontroller programming are hidden from view. For that reason it doesn't make much difference whether the program is meant for a PIC, AVR or ARM microcontroller. On a high level the programs for these microcontrollers, although vastly different in internal structure, are identical. For that reason this book is on microcontroller application design in general, not just for one type of microcontroller. If you don't own the microcontroller described in a project you can usually convert it to another microcontroller quite easily. E-blocks(r) will be used as hardware for the projects in this book. This way the hardware can be put together quickly and reliably. Fully tested units simply connect together using connectors or short flat ribbon cables to form completed projects. This book covers 45 exciting and fun projects for beginners and experts such as: timer; secret doorbell; cell phone remote control; youth deterrent; GPS tracking; pulse width modulated motor control; persistence of vision; sound activated switch; CAN bus; Internet webserver and much more. You can use it as a projects book, and build the projects for your own use. Or you can use it as a study guide to learn more about microcontroller systems engineering and the PIC, AVR and ARM microcontrollers.
Description : BASCOM-8051 and BASCOM-AVR are development environments built around a powerful BASIC compiler. Both are suited for project handling and program development for the 8051 family and its derivatives as well as for the AVR microcontrollers from Atmel. Click here to preview the first 25 pages in Acrobat PDF format.
Description : Offering comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage, THE ATMEL AVR MICROCONTROLLER: MEGA AND XMEGA IN ASSEMBLY AND C delivers a systematic introduction to the popular Atmel 8-bit AVR microcontroller with an emphasis on the MEGA and XMEGA subfamilies. It begins with a concise and complete introduction to the assembly language programming before progressing to a review of C language syntax that helps with programming the AVR microcontroller. Emphasis is placed on a wide variety of peripheral functions useful in embedded system design. Vivid examples demonstrate the applications of each peripheral function, which are programmed using both the assembly and C languages. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : In Practical AVR Microcontrollers, you’ll learn how to use the AVR microcontroller to make your own nifty projects and gadgets. You’ll start off with the basics in part one: setting up your development environment and learning how the "naked" AVR differs from the Arduino. Then you’ll gain experience by building a few simple gizmos and learning how everything can be interconnected. In part two, we really get into the goodies: projects! Each project will show you exactly what software and hardware you need, and will provide enough detail that you can adapt it to your own needs and parts availability. Some of the projects you’ll make: An illuminated secret panel A hallway lighting system with a waterfall effect A crazy lightshow Visual effects gizmos like a Moire wheel and shadow puppets In addition, you'll design and implement some home automation projects, including working with wired and wireless setups. Along the way, you'll design a useable home automation protocol and look at a variety of hardware setups. Whether you’re new to electronics, or you just want to see what you can do with an AVR outside of an Arduino, Practical AVR Microcontrollers is the book for you.
Description : Do you want a low cost way to learn C programming for microcontrollers? This book shows you how to use Atmel's $19.99 AVR Butterfly board and the FREE WinAVR C compiler to make a very inexpensive system for using C to develop microcontroller projects. Students will find the thorough coverage of C explained in the context of microcontrollers to be an invaluable learning aide. Professionals, even those who already know C, will find many useful tested software and hardware examples that will speed their development work. Test drive the book by going to www.smileymicros.com and downloading the FREE 30 page pdf file: Quick Start Guide for using the WinAVR Compiler with ATMEL's AVR Butterfly which contains the first two chapters of the book and has all you need to get started with the AVR Butterfly and WinAVR. In addition to an in-depth coverage of C, the book has projects for: 7Port I/O reading switches and blinking LEDs 7UART communication with a PC 7Using interrupts, timers, and counters 7Pulse Width Modulation for LED brightness and motor speed control 7Creating a Real Time Clock 7Making music 7ADC: Analog to Digital Conversion 7DAC: Digital to Analog Conversion 7Voltage, light, and temperature measurement 7Making a slow Function Generator and Digital Oscilloscope 7LCD programming 7Writing a Finite State Machine The author (an Electrical Engineer, Official Atmel AVR Consultant, and award winning writer) makes the sometimes-tedious job of learning C easier by often breaking the in-depth technical exposition with humor and anecdotes detailing his personal experience and misadventures.
Description : This totally reworked book combines two previous books with material on networking. It is a complete guide to programming and interfacing the 8051 microcontroller-family devices for embedded applications.