.Net Gadgeteer

Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer is a rapid prototyping platform for small electronic gadgets and embedded hardware devices. It combines the advantages of object-oriented programming, solderless assembly of electronics using a kit of hardware modules, and quick physical enclosure fabrication using computer-aided design.

Blogs

My Blog articles (Share: – http://sdrv.ms/15Nd0yF)

Getting started

1) Get some hardware

http://www.netmf.com/gadgeteer/showcase.aspx?showcaseid=1

http://gadgeteering.net/hardware

2) Get some software

(Then get the SDK for the hardware you have)

3) Get some ideas

http://www.netmf.com/gadgeteer/showcase.aspx?showcaseid=2
 

Some useful links:

Books

Getting Started with .NET Gadgeteer, By Simon Monk. (Publication Date: 24 May 2012 | ISBN-10: 1449328237 | ISBN-13: 978-1449328238 | Edition: 1) – Amazon

Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer: Electronics Projects for Hobbyists and Inventors, By Simon Taylor. (Published 7 Jan 2013, ISBN-10: 0071797955, ISBN-13: 978-0071797955)- Amazon

Hardware

I have ordered hardware from a few suppliers and often get asked where to get hardware from. The list below is in no particular order and is not exhaustive, but is a good starting point.

Manufacturer

Distributer

There is a GHI distributer list here http://www.ghielectronics.com/distributors/

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