IN THIS CHAPTER
Inspecting the Arduino Uno
Discovering other Arduino boards
Knowing where to shop for Arduinos
Finding the right Arduino kit to get started
Setting up a workspace
Introducing Arduino Web Editor
The name Arduino encompasses a host of concepts. It can refer to an Arduino board, the physical hardware, the Arduino environment — that is, a piece of software that runs on your computer — and, finally, Arduino as a subject in its own right, as in this book: how the hardware and software can be combined with related craft and electronics knowledge to create a tool kit for any situation.
This chapter provides an overview of what you need to get started with Arduino. You may be eager to dive in, so you may ...