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MicroPython for the BBC Micro:bit

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.
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Created by Venkatesh Varadachari

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Platform: Simpliv Learning
Price: $9.99
Video: 2h47m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Description

Hello learners, Welcome to MAKERDEMY’s “MicroPython for the BBC Micro:bit” course. If you are looking for that special course which will help you gain 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 cook book. 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 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 knowledge
Completing our “Introduction to BBC Micro:bit” course is recommended.
Basic understanding of Electronics
No prior knowledge in Programming is required
Good logical thinking

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

You will learn

What you will learn
✓ You will be confident in writing code in MicroPython for any hardware that supports it
✓ You will be working with all the onboard peripherals of the Micro:bit using MicroPython
✓ You will understand the working and interfacing of external peripherals
✓ You will learn the working of Relays, LCD and BMP180 Sensor through projects

This course is for

• A hobbyist looking to learn to program the Micro:bit in MicroPython
• A student with a basic understanding of electronics and want to use the Micro:bit to interact with the Physical World
• An engineer who wants do fast prototyping of projects using the Micro:bit
• A teacher looking to introduce physical computing in his or her class, using MicroPython in the Micro:bit

How much does the MicroPython for the BBC Micro:bit course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $9.99. And currently there is a 80% discount on the original price of the course, which was $49.99. So you save $40 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $17.7 of 76 Hardware courses. So this course is -44% more expensive than the average Hardware course on Simpliv Learning.

Does the MicroPython for the BBC Micro:bit course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, MicroPython for the BBC Micro:bit has a 20-day money back guarantee. The 20-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the MicroPython for the BBC Micro:bit course, but there is a $40 discount from the original price ($49.99). So the current price is just $9.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Venkatesh Varadachari a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Venkatesh Varadachari has created 47 courses that got 1 reviews which are generally positive. Venkatesh Varadachari has taught 18 students and received a 4 average review out of 1 reviews. Depending on the information available, Venkatesh Varadachari is a TRUSTED instructor.

More info about the instructor, Venkatesh Varadachari

Venkatesh Varadachari is the founder of MAKERDEMY, a pioneer maker education company head-quartered in Singapore.

Venkatesh believes that knowledge should be made available to people in all walks of life. Venkatesh also believes in the power of education to transform lives.

Venkatesh has an MBA from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

He also has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Madras University and a Masters in Financial Engineering from National University of Singapore.

8.7

CourseMarks Score®

9.4

Freshness

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Feedback

7.5

Content

Platform: Simpliv Learning
Price: $9.99
Video: 2h47m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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