In the Maker Shed: Making Things Talk, Second Edition (PDF)

In the Maker Shed: Making Things Talk, Second Edition (PDF)

Still need a last minute gift for a maker but don’t want to pay for next day or overnight shipping? Why not give them a .PDF of one of my favorite books, Making Things Talk from the Maker Shed! It’s perfect for people that love integrating computers and microcontrollers with the physical world. Author Tom Igoe covers everything from using Arduinos and Xbees to setting up web servers and building “Cat-Cams” in this amazingly informative and fun to read book. With over 33 projects spanning 496 pages, it’s a gift that will keep them busy all winter!

Hint, Hint – Follow the Maker Shed on Twitter, or Subscribe to our Deal of The Day RSS feed to keep up to date on the latest deal!

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!

I am the Evangelist for the Maker Shed. It seems that there is no limit to my making interests. I'm a tinkerer at heart and have a passion for solving problems and figuring out how things work. When not working for Make I can be found falling off my unicycle, running in adverse weather conditions, skiing down the nearest hill, restoring vintage motorcycles, or working on my car.

View more articles by Michael Castor


Ready to dive into the realm of hands-on innovation? This collection serves as your passport to an exhilarating journey of cutting-edge tinkering and technological marvels, encompassing 15 indispensable books tailored for budding creators.