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Programming the BeagleBone Black: Getting Started with JavaScript and BoneScript by Simon Monk

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Introduction and Setup
This chapter introduces you to the BeagleBone Black. You’ll discover what it can be used for and, more importantly, what it is most suited to. You’ll also learn how to connect to your BeagleBone Black over USB and immediately get started running some simple sample programs that are shipped with the BeagleBone Black.
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What Is the BeagleBone Black?
The BeagleBone Black, shown in Figure 1-1, is America’s answer to the massively successful British invention, the Raspberry Pi. The BeagleBone Black is a $45 credit-card-sized single-board computer that is currently being shipped in huge numbers to hobbyists and makers keen to ...

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