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Getting Started with Intel Galileo by Matt Richardson

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Preface

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Intel Galileo is a hardware development board that lets you write code and create electronic circuits to build your own projects. It’s capable of acting as the brain in a robot, controlling haunted house special effects, uploading sensor data to the Internet, and much more.

The board doesn’t do very much on its own, so it’s up to you connect the right hardware and write the code to tell it what you want it to do. In that sense, Galileo is like a painter’s canvas. It doesn’t become anything remarkable until you start to work with it.

Luckily, since Galileo is Arduino-compatible, you have a vast amount of resources from the world of Arduino ...

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