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Make: Getting Started with the Photon by Simon Monk

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Chapter 3. Programming the Photon

Chapter 2 gave you your first taste of programming the Photon/Core. This chapter will take you deeper into the world of programming and, if you are new to coding, teach you some of the basics of the C language that these devices use.

If you are a seasoned programmer, you can skip big chunks of this chapter.

The Web IDE

In Chapter 2, you touched on using the Web IDE.

Apart from typing in the code and clicking on a couple of the buttons, there are large uncharted areas of the Web IDE to explore. Figure 3-1 shows the Web IDE with labels for some of its buttons.

Figure 3-1. The Web IDE

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