3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I bought the book, and a Pickit1 as a way to get back into microcontrollers after several years' absence, and I've had this book for over a year now.
Despite the lame, lame title and the conceit of having 123 'experiments' (... it doesn't), this book is actually a very useful primer for 8-bit PIC microcontrollers. It has about equal focus on using C and assembler, and the range of provided 'experiments' actually provide a very good cross-section of common, useful applications of small microcontrollers, including A/D, comparators, timers and PLL. About the only basic topic it doesn't cover is interrupts.
I especially liked the fact that the book is entirely based on the… Read more