techBASIC Sampler Unlocks iOS by Providing Working Apps w/ Source Code

[] Albuquerque, New Mexico – Byte Works, Inc., today is proud to announce the techBASIC Sampler, a Free App that unlocks the secrets of the iPhone and iPad showing how easy it is to access electronics and sensors, perform complex math functions, and create interactive graphs by providing fully functioning apps with BASIC source code.

techBASIC Sampler is also the free companion app to the new O’Reilly book “Building iPhone & iPad Electronics Projects” from O’Reilly Media. The book includes detailed project instructions and complete source code showing how to create real-world Arduino, sensor and Bluetooth low energy apps for iOS devices using techBASIC.

techBASIC Sampler and the O’Reilly book show interested iPhone and iPad users how to:
* Connect to Bluetooth low energy devices like the Texas Instruments SensorTag
* Collect data from an Arduino using either a Bluetooth LE shield or a WiFi bridge
* Create a plant moisture meter using HiJack
* Turn an iPhone into a metal detector
* Access the built-in accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer to record and email data

techBASIC Sampler also includes samples showing how to:
* Easily perform advanced mathematical operations like integration and regression
* Process data with built-in matrix math routines
* Create colorful 2D and 3D interactive graphs
* Visualize complex data like the movement of the stars within 10 parsecs of the sun
* See the interaction of magnetic fields between two wires

techBASIC Sampler displays the full power of techBASIC, the only technical computing environment on iOS. Features include a step-and-trace debugger, built-in help system and a powerful implementation of the BASIC programming language customized to give users easy access to all the capabilities of the iPhone and iPad.

techBASIC Sampler runs every app and contains all the features of techBASIC except the ability to write or change programs. This gives users a great way to check out how powerful and easy it is to use techBASIC before purchasing it. The full version of techBASIC is accessible through an in-app purchase at any time.

techBASIC Sampler:
Requirements: iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 5 or later
Pricing and Availability: Free $0.00 (USD) available in the App Store Education category.

“Building iPhone & iPad Electronics Projects”
Pricing and Availability: $29.99 (USD) available in an Early Release Ebook Version from O’Reilly Media.

techBASIC 3.0:
Requirements: iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 5 or later
Pricing and Availability: $14.99 (USD) available in the App Store Utilities category.techBASIC Sampler 3.1
Download from iTunes
O’Reilly Electronics Book Purchase
YouTube Video (Programming Video)
YouTube Video (Electronics Book)
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The Byte Works has been creating quality Apps for People Who Think(TM) since 1982. Current directions include apps for scientific programming, calculators and astronomy programs for iOS. Past efforts include developing Apple Programmers Workshop and the award winning ORCA line of compilers for the Apple IIGS, the HyperLogo(TM) scripting language for HyperStudio(TM), and MediaBlender(TM), a multimedia authoring tool for education. Copyright (C) 2013 The Byte Works. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

###Patty Westerfield
Vice President
United States
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