Depending on your project, you may be interested in having a simulation environment where you can test your solution. In other cases, that's the only option you have since you need to wait for the supplies or works in different groups. Concerning that, simulations can provide an excellent testing bench where you can try the best and worst scenario for your solution, saving you time and money.
Pic Bytes Micro
On this first chapter of Pic Bytes Micro, we will write down some specs and requirements to have an idea of how the final system will look like. This will also help us to select the components and divide the whole project into small tasks.
Pic Bytes Micro is an 8-bit portable arcade with a monochromatic LED screen. The project was chosen in order to learn about different engineering fields: Basic electronics, microcontrollers and programming. Some games are developed for the hardware: Snake, Tetris, Arkanoid...