Having a dedicated place to work on your projects is helpful. Set up a software environment and a place to do hardware engineering at the same time. Be careful to keep your machine shop separate from your ARTIK or development workstation . Dropping metal filings onto electronic circuit boards is a recipe for disaster. Keep the two workspaces apart as far as possible.
Setting Up a Hardware Workbench
Equip yourself with some electronics tools and components. Gathering a stock of components and organizing them into storage containers will ensure you have everything ready ...