Abhishek Sharma is the author of BBC Micro:bit in Practice, we got the chance to sit down and find out more about his experience of writing with Packt.
Q: What are your specialist tech areas?
Abhishek: Internet of Things and AI
Q: What kind of research did you do, and how long did you spend researching before beginning the book?
Abhishek: Researching the current trend related to my area is always interesting. I like to get involved with hardware’s and try to DIY. It keep me happy and I feel good.
Q: Did you face any challenges during the writing process? How did you overcome them?
Q: What’s your take on the technologies discussed in the book? Where do you see these technologies heading in the future?
Abhishek: The technologies mentioned in the book are closely related to present and future requirements. Learning them will help readers to keep themselves updated.
Q: Why should readers choose this book over others already on the market? How would you differentiate your book from its competition?
Abhishek: The book is one of a kind. There are many options related to Micro:bit with JS and scratch coding but very few were available with micropython.
Q: What are the key takeaways you want readers to come away with from the book?
Abhishek: My advice would be to experiment as you are learning and create cool and interesting things. This really helps all the information sink in a fun way.
Q. Do you have a blog that readers can follow?
Q. How would you describe your author’s journey with Packt? Would you recommend Packt to aspiring authors?
Abhishek: It was fun and a pleasure. I am very thankful to the co-authors and packt team for their kind support and coordination.
Q. Do you belong to any tech community groups?
Abhishek: I am member secretary of IEEE CTSoc Application-Specific CE for Smart Cities (SMC)
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