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Mr. Predko is author of nine technical books including Programming and Customizing the PICmicro(R) Microcontroller, 2/e and PICmicro(R) Microcontroller Pocket Reference, two comprehensive guides to the device covered by this book along with Programming and Customizing the 8081 Microcontroller; The Handbook of Microcontrollers; PC Ph.D.; and PC Interfacing Pocket Reference.
His interests include robotics and he was one of the designers for the TAB Electronics Build Your Own Robot Kit. Mr. Predko currently lives in Toronto with his wife, daughter and two Siberian huskies.
I saw no chapters on other programming languages like picc or picbasic. This is unfortunate seeing as the author seems to explain things very well. Read morePublished on June 12 2001 by Laura Cummings
The first six chapters are on/in the Microchip website/data book. Chapters seven through nine are decated to software and hardward design. Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2000 by Daniel Derrow
This is definately not a book for beginners. There is a lack of order and some things are repeated a couple times. Read morePublished on Dec 13 1999
This is the most poorly written book I've read in years. Spending a few minutes at the Microchip web site will provide better information (and the editing will be a few hundred... Read morePublished on Nov. 28 1999
This book will setup the beginner with a HOW-TO for developing the hardware necessary to program the PIC. It delves very little into the HOW-TO of the actual software. Read morePublished on Sept. 7 1999
This wonderful book allows students of all levels of electronics to gain a good understanding of the PIC architecture and programming . Read morePublished on July 22 1999
The author may know the subject, however by reading the book one does not get that feeling. The book has numerous errors. Read morePublished on July 13 1999 by firstname.lastname@example.org
After reading the mixed reviews, I bought this book anyway. Even the more negative reviews had not prepared me for the vague writing style and, much worse, the very real lack of... Read morePublished on July 12 1999
I was VERY disapointed by this book on my first few readings. There is NO clear layout, introduction, or progress of concepts as the book goes along. Read morePublished on June 21 1999