Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. He has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is an occasional author in hobby electronics magazines. Simon is also author of 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius and 15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius.
I purchased this book with Beginning Arduino Programming (Technology in Action) by Brian Evans. In my opinion, you need both to get things going. Read morePublished 20 hours ago by Michael J Stanton
Doesn't provide enough info to get going on your first sketch. Pretty much more than half the book just tells you how to "blink" in different ways. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Alphacheese
This is a FANTASTIC book to start if you have no or limited experience with the Arduino as well as programming in C. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Brewmonkey
Simon Monk is one of my favorite technical writers and as far as Arduino goes, you would be hard pressed to find anyone else that could teach or explain it any better. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Rick Ulbrich
Short and Simple.
Best for the Beginners.
Good Arduino starter book. Covers a wide range of topics, decent introduction for beginners. I still occasionally flip back to it for reference to particular circuit setups.Published 16 days ago by Mark Z