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The following is a list of books I would recommend to those starting out in PIC programming, as well as a few electronics selections. They are linked through to Amazon.com, and clicking on the graphic or title will take you directly to the book on Amazon's website. Please note that I am in association with Amazon.com, which means that I will get a small portion of the money you spend on these books. This money goes towards supporting this website, and it does not cost you anything. I have just become a FatBrain affiliate as well. You will soon have the option of ordering from either Amazon or FatBrain from this page.

Listed, in order, is the Title, Author, Format, Year Published, # of Pages, Amazon Reader Rating, and Price.

PLEASE NOTE:
I have prices listed from Amazon under these books which may or may not be correct. They were the listed price in October 1999, but may have changed, they should be used as a general guideline only. I am not allowed to list the prices of books offered by FatBrain.

books03.gif (331 bytes) This icon can be found around my website where these books may apply to what is being discussed. You can click on it to go straight to the book which applies in context.

I am reviewing PC Ph.D. and Serial Pic'n.

Easy Pic'N : A Beginners Guide to Using Pic16/17 Microcontrollers from Square 1

0965416208M.gif (12174 bytes) David Benson
Paperback
Published 1999
150 pages
Rated: 4.5
Price: $29.95

PIC'n Techniques, PIC Microcontroller Applications Guide

0965416232M.gif (10019 bytes) David Benson
Paperback
Published 1999
307 pages
Rated: 3.5
Price: $34.95

Programming and Customizing the Pic Microcontroller

007913646XM.gif (9845 bytes) Michael Predko
Paperback, Hardcover
Published 1997
350 pages
Rated: 4
Price: $31.96
($44.95 Hardback)

Serial PIC'n : PIC Microcontroller Serial Communications -- Full review

0965416224M.gif (10438 bytes) Roger L. Stevens
Paperback
Published 1999
526 pages
Rated: 5
Price: $49.95
A very well thought out and written book.
It has earned a place on my bench, and a
rating of 9 (out of ten)

Read my review here.

PIC'n Up Pace : An Intermediate Guide to Using PIC Microcontrollers from Square 1

0965416216M.gif (11795 bytes) David Benson
Paperback
Published 1999
270 pages
Rated: 3.5
Price: $34.95

Design With Pic Microcontrollers

0137592590M.gif (14197 bytes) John B. Peatman
Hardcover
Published 1997
352 pages
Rated: 4.5
Price: $48.00

Pic : Your Personal Introductory Course

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John Morton
Paperback
Published 1998
160
Rated: 3.5
Price: $19.96

PC Interfacing Pocket Reference (McGraw-Hill Pocket References)

0071355251M.gif (7086 bytes) Myke Predko
Paperback
Published 1999
592 pages
Rated: ?
Price: $23.96

PC Ph.d : Inside PC Interfacing

0071341862M.gif (8881 bytes) Myke Predko
Paperback
Published 1999
1100 pages
Rated: ?
Price: $47.96
I just received this book and am impressed.
Unfortunately I am not used to Mike Predko's
particular style of writing, and found it a little
disjointed. As I continued reading, however, it
did become comfortable, and I believe I will
refer to this book frequently.
More details to come

Parallel Port Complete

0965081915M.gif (5268 bytes) Jan Axelson
Paperback
Published 1997
304 pages
Rated: 4.5
Price: $31.96

Serial Port Complete

0965081923M.gif (6498 bytes) Jan Axelson
Paperback
Published 1998
304 pages
Rated: 4.5
Price: $39.95

Handbook of Microcontrollers

0079137164M.gif (11464 bytes) Michael Predko
Paperback, Hardcover
Published 1998
850
Rated: 5
Price: $43.96
(Hardcover: $55.97)

Making Printed Circuit Boards

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Jan Axelson
Paperback
Published 1993
327
Rated: ?
Price: $22.95

Pic Microcontroller Handbook

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not Available
Harvey Weinberg
Hardcover
Published 1997
Publisher Out Of Stock

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