CHAPTER 2

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Introduction to Arduino

In this chapter, we’ll be introduced to the Arduino prototyping platform. As with the previous chapter, if you’re already using Arduino, and you’re programming it yourself, feel free to skip this chapter. Mind you, that apart from the Arduino language itself, we’ll also focus on its serial communication capabilities, in combination with Pd. This means that we’ll be using both ways of serial communication (Serial.println() and Serial.write()), and we’ll analyze the way they work, their differences, as well as their advantages and disadvantages compared to one another.

By the end of this chapter, you’ll be able ...

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