Definitive Guide to Lego Mindstorms (Technology in Action Series) (Paperback)

By Dave Baum

Apress, 9781590590638, 432pp.

Publication Date: November 11, 2002

List Price: 29.99*
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The Second Edition to Baum's best-selling and highly praised book, "Dave Baum's Definitive Guide to LEGO MINDSTORMS". The LEGO MINDSTORMS Robotics Invention System kit enables anyone to build a programmable robot with an assortment of LEGO pieces that snap, slide, and click into place. With this exciting Second Edition from MINDSTORMS expert Dave Baum, readers will be able to take their robotics experiments to a new level Baum takes the reader step-by-step through the entire process of building and programming MINDSTORMS robots using both LEGOS RCX code and the author's own programming language Not Quite C (NQC). "Definitive Guide to LEGO MINDSTORMS", Second Edition has been updated with new programs that take advantage of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Robotics Invention System 2.0.

About the Author

Dave Baum is a principal staff engineer at Motorola. With the advent of LEGO MINDSTORMS, Baum was able to combine two of his favorite pastimes: programming and building with LEGO. He then developed Not Quite C (NQC), a powerful language for programming MINDSTORMS robots that has been widely accepted by advanced users. Visit Dave's personal website at