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Arduino Essentials by Francis Perea

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Installing the software

We have seen the downloading considerations for every operating system; let's now go on to see how to install the package for each of them.

Windows

Under Windows, using the Windows Installer package is quite simple and doesn't require any special consideration.

If you opted for the compressed package, you have to only uncompress it with an archive uncompressor such as WinZIP to make it available, which is not too hard.

Mac OS X

Under Mac OS X, the installation of the application consists only of dragging the application icon to the Applications folder of your computer. Simple.

In the latest versions of Mac OS X, Java may not be preinstalled; if this is the case, you should go to the Java official website at http://www.java.com/en/download/ ...

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