MicroPython for the BBC Micro:bit

Simpliv LLC
Online study mode
Simpliv LLC 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
410 days 58 weeks 13 months 1 year
Apr 09 - May 24 2021

Course Description

About this Course
Hello learners, Welcome to MAKERDEMY’s "MicroPython for the BBC Micro: bit" course. If you are looking for that special course that will help you gain the confidence to explore the Micro: bit using MicroPython, you have come to the right place. This is an intermediate level course and prior knowledge of Micro: bit is essential to follow this course.

Through an innovative pedagogy of mixing projects and concepts, this course will help you learn the WHY, HOW and WHAT. To this end, this course is beyond a cookbook. You will always know WHY you are doing something. For the more curious learners, we have ample resources to dive in to and continue your learning journey.

In just three hours, you will be confident enough to write code in MicroPython for any compatible hardware. You will also develop an in-depth understanding of the Micro: bit and learn to interface a variety of sensors and peripherals with the Micro: bit. As a part of this course, we will build from the ground up, a Weather Station using the Micro: bit with an LCD panel and a BMP180 Sensor. We will also implement a Remote Home Automation Project using a relay module.

If you are a hobbyist, a teacher, a student or an engineer with a basic understanding of electronics and want to learn or teach physical computation with Microbit, this is the course for you

So, what are you waiting for?! Come, join me in this course. I am looking forward to being your instructor and to guide you in tinkering with the BBC Micro: bit using MicroPython.

Basic Requirements

  • Completing our “Introduction to BBC Micro: bit” course is recommended.
  • Basic understanding of Electronics
  • No prior knowledge in programming is required
  • Good logical thinking

Course Outline

  1. Getting started with MicroPython for the Micro:bit
  2. Working with the On-board Peripherals
  3. Working with the External Peripherals
  4. Home Automation Projects with the Micro:bit
  5. Weather Station Project with the Micro:bit

Price: KES 5,100 1,020

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