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Getting Started with Intel Galileo by Matt Richardson

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Chapter 2. First Steps

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Blinking an LED is commonly the first thing to try with a new hardware development board. It’s easy to do and it confirms that you have everything working correctly. If you’ve tried programming before, your first step may have been to get your code to print the text “Hello world.” Getting an LED to blink on a hardware development board is its way of saying “Hello world.”

By the end of this chapter, you’ll learn a few of the different parts of the Galileo, what tools and components you’ll need to work with it, and how to install the development software and upload code to the board. To test things out, you’ll use Galileo to ...

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