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 6 days 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 12 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 14 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 19 days ago by Rick Ulbrich
Short and Simple.
Best for the Beginners.