Electronics, MicroPython, and BBC Microbit Bootcamp

Learn Basics of Electronics, MicroPython, and BBC Microbit in detail in a single course
Rating: 3.9 out of 5 (46 ratings)
5,566 students
Electronics, MicroPython, and BBC Microbit Bootcamp
Rating: 3.9 out of 5 (46 ratings)
5,568 students
Basics of Electronics, BBC Microbit, and MicroPython
Get started with MicroPython Programming
Understand Basic Electronic Components and Buses
Understand the basics of BBC Microbit hardware and pin structure

Requirements

  • A Windows, Raspberry Pi, Mac, or Linux computer
  • A BBC microbit
  • Burning desire to excel in personal and professional life
  • Basic knowledge of computers
Description

Get started with Basic Electronics, MicroPython, and BBC Microbit. Acquire employers' one of the most requested skills of 21st Century! An expert level IoT and Python professional can earn $100000 (that's five zeros after 1) in today's market.

This is the most comprehensive, yet straight-forward course for the Electronics basics, BBC Microbit, and MicroPython on Udemy! Whether you have never worked with Electronics before, already know basics of Programming, or want to learn the features of BBC Microbit, this course is for you! In this course we will teach you MicroPython Basics, Electronics, and Mu-Editor.

(Note, we also provide you MicroPython programs and other PDFs as downloadables)

With over 15 lectures and more than 1 hour of video this comprehensive course leaves no stone unturned in teaching you MicroPython and Electronics Basics!

This course will teach you MicroPython and Electronics Basics in a very practical manner, with every lecture comes a MicroPython programming video and a corresponding code file! Learn in whatever manner is the best for you!

We will start by helping you get Mu Python Editor installed on your Windows computer and Raspberry Pi.

We cover a wide variety of topics, including:

  • Introduction to BBC Microbit

  • Introduction to MicroPython

  • Introduction to Mu Python Editor

  • Breadboards and Power supply

  • Jumper wires

  • LEDs and Resistors

  • BBC microbit MicroPython Programming with Mu Editor on Raspberry Pi

  • BBC Microbit MicroPython Programming with Mu Editor on Windows

  • Programming built in 5x5 LED display in BBC Microbit

  • Advanced Programs on BBC Microbit


You will get lifetime access to over 15 lectures plus corresponding PDFs and MicroPython programs for the lectures!

So what are you waiting for? Learn BBC Microbit, MicroPython, and Electronics in a way that will advance your career and increase your knowledge, all in a fun and practical way!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone older than 5 years of age
  • Anyone who wants to learn
Course content
5 sections • 36 lectures • 2h 59m total length
  • Introduction
    03:28
  • Introduction to Microbit
    05:01
  • Introduction to MicroPython
    01:59
  • Introduction to Mu-Editor
    15:35
  • BBC Microbit Factory Power Up
    03:49
  • Leave your feedback
    00:59
  • Breadboards and Power Supply
    07:24
  • Jumper Wires
    03:05
  • LEDs and Resistors
    07:52
  • Parallel vs Serial
    03:23
  • UART vs USART
    03:25
  • I2C
    03:27
  • SPI
    04:23
  • Mu Editor with Raspberry Pi
    04:48
  • Basic Programming with MicroPython
    18:08
  • Programming built in LED Matrix
    04:35
  • Programming buttons and pins
    04:13
  • Programming Acclerometer
    10:04
  • Reading the filenames of files stored in the Microbit
    02:21
  • Restore to Factory Default
    02:51
  • Alligator Clips
    02:47
  • Power a LED with BBC Microbit
    02:27
  • Breakout Boards for BBC Microbit
    03:46
  • LED Blink
    03:46
  • SOS with LED
    05:51
  • Analog Output and LED intensity Variation
    07:31
  • Traffic Light Project
    10:58
  • Basics of Piezzo Buzzer
    02:00
  • Piezzo Buzzer with BBC Microbit
    05:18
  • Piezzo SOS
    03:51
  • Temperature Reading
    02:37
  • Stereo Speaker and 3.5mm audio jack basics
    03:56
  • Speakers and BBC Microbit
    04:11
  • Create your own music with BBC Microbit
    09:06
  • Code Bundle
    00:03
  • BONUS LECTURES
    00:03

Instructor
Science Popularizer | Programmer | Maker | Author
Ashwin Pajankar • 50,000+ Students Worldwide
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 1,865 Reviews
  • 59,658 Students
  • 30 Courses

Ashwin Pajankar is a Science Popularizer, a Programmer, a Maker, and an Author.


He has a Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT-H).  


Ashwin has published more than a dozen of books on Python Programming, Test Automation, Raspberry Pi, Computer Vision, Arduino, and Supercomputing with reputed global publishers like Packt, Apress, Leanpub, and BPB. He has reviewed five books on Data Mining, Machine Learning, Python 3 Programming, and Raspberry Pi for Packt. He has also reviewed a video course on Raspberry Pi for Packt.


He has earned many professional certifications in the areas of development, administration, and testing from Oracle, IBM, Informatica, Teradata, and ISTQB.


He has more than twenty five years of experience in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Programming, and Innovation. He started tinkering with electronics, home computers, programming, and science experiments at the tender age of 8. He began his programming journey with BASIC and Assembly Language of 8085 and x86 family. He has over a decade of work experience in a few big brands like Cisco Systems and Cognizant in technical roles. He also has worked in a couple of startups in technical leadership roles.


Ashwin has trained thousands of professionals on the topics like Python Programming, Test Automation, Innovation, and IoT.


He is committed to the vision of bringing Science and Technology education to masses. He has won several awards at university and workplaces for social initiatives and community service.