Chapter 2

Finding Your Board and Your Way Around It

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Inspecting the Arduino Uno

check Discovering other Arduino boards

check Knowing where to shop for Arduinos

check Finding the right Arduino kit to get started

check Setting up a workspace

check Installing Arduino

check 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 ...

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