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Arduino for Kids by Vijay Varada, Rishi Gaurav Bhatnagar, Priya Kuber

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Chapter 4. The Magic Wand

Things you will learn about in this chapter are as follows:

  • Microcontroller
  • The process of coding a microcontroller
  • Power supply
  • Integrated Development Environment for Arduino
  • Inside the working of a microcontroller
  • Open-source software and hardware

Demystifying microcontroller

We will start exploring the microcontroller by comparing it to something we already know about: our brain. Let's refer to the following diagram. You have already seen this diagram in the last chapter, but this one has more clues to demystify the microcontroller:

Demystifying microcontroller

Note

Close your eyes for a moment, and think about everything you know about yourself: your hobbies, ...

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