Whew! That was a lot to get through for our first project, but we made it! We started with the philosophy of sketching in code; introduced our first project, including some diagrams and source code; discussed the structure of Arduino C, including using comments, the basics of Arduino functions, and working with statements and the elements of syntax; and then we wrapped things up by looking at compiling, saving, and uploading our sketches, as well as some common errors that might crop up once in a while.

That should have provided a nice overview of what goes into your typical Arduino sketch and given you a sense of how these various parts work together. It’s really not that bad and the more you work with it, the easier it gets. Now before ...

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