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Thanks for purchasing the MEAP of Build Your Own Robot. I hope you enjoy reading the book and learning new ways to build interesting and wonderful robots.
The book has been written to help readers familiar with programming in Python build robots and write software for them. No prior experience with robotics, electronics or soldering is required.
Throughout the book we will take the reader through a cycle of introducing a specific technology in a straightforward and accessible way and then applying that technology hands on to build a real life robot from scratch. In each cycle a new technology is learned and applied to upgrade the robot with more and more functionality. By the end of the book you will be able to: