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New Manual: Introduction to Gadgeteer


#1

Almost forgot, I wanted to give everybody something to do this weekend… I have posted the start of a tutorial-based manual; designed to get the new user of .NET Gadgeteer to the point where they can play on their own. The book is incomplete (and rough around the edges). – I did not want to finish and find out I missed the target.

https://www.ghielectronics.com/downloads/man/Introduction_to_NET_Gadgeteer.pdf

You will not hurt my feelings with criticism! On the other hand, we all like compliments. :wink:

Thanks ahead of time for any help!!!


#2

@ Jeff - awesome to see some new Gadgeteer guidance.

I’ve marked up a copy of the PDF with some comments, if that would be helpful. If so, what’s the best way to get it to you?


#3

Email, give Jeff something to do over the long weekend as well! ;D


#4

@ Gary - Don’t have Jeff’s email, so hope you don’t mind, I just dropped you a note with the PDF if you wouldn’t mind passing it along to Jeff.

Thanks!

I think it’ll be a welcome addition for new Gadgeteers!


#5

@ devhammer - thanks, I have no problem giving Jeff more work over the weekend! :smiley:


#6

looks good to find new members

only if you dont want to, but possible ;D


#7

Too true. Gadgeteer was my gateway drug to soldering. Had to build a whole new workbench just to support the habit. :slight_smile:


#8

@ devhammer - jeff DOT knaggs @ ghi…

Thank you.

@ Gary - my computer is down, i have no internet, i cannot type (I broke my last good hand), my house lost power, … I am hoping to be totally [em]up and running[/em] by tuesday
:wink:


#9

@ Jeff - if I had a boss like Gary, I would get my guitar and start singing union folk songs.


#10

@ Jeff - dont forget you are up north where there is no running water or electricity in miles.


#11

You forgot “the dog ate my thumb drive with the documents.”

:slight_smile:


#12

Update to the draft Intro to Gadgeteer is available for review https://www.ghielectronics.com/downloads/man/Introduction_to_NET_Gadgeteer.pdf Still missing a couple sections that need pictures. I’m sure there are grammatical/syntactic issues.

@ devhammer - the mark-up on the PDF worked great. Most of the suggestions are incorporated!

As to 4.2? The basic steps are the same, but we really don’t want to support beginners on older SDKs. :wink:


#13

Glad to hear it worked. If I can find the time, I’ll take a look at the updated version this week.

A bit disappointing on the 4.2 answer. There will be folks who, for whatever reason, can’t easily jump to 4.3, and it would be nice to have a way for them to learn the basics.