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

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JavaScript Basics
The BeagleBone Black can be programmed in many languages; however, the official and easiest language to start with is BoneScript. In this chapter, we look at the programming environment and also the basics of the JavaScript language used by BoneScript.
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Programming
One of the great things about the Maker Revolution is that people from all sorts of backgrounds, with different levels of technical expertise, are not afraid to take a building block like the BeagleBone and use it to create something interesting.
Many people who want to use a BeagleBone Black come from an electronics background, or they are a “maker” who has an invention ...

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