Chapter 3. Introduction to Arduino

The maker movement, coined the “New Industrial Revolution,” is taking the world by storm. Creating new electronics is no longer limited to high-tech laboratories and corporate funding; it’s been brought directly into people’s lives and homes via cheap electronic components, testbeds, and widely supported community spaces. It’s high-school shop class meets the electronics industry at a million miles per hour, and a lot of it is the result of one simple idea: the Arduino.

What is Arduino

Arduino is a paired hardware and software platform that enables rapid design, prototyping, and building of devices that can sense and control aspects of the physical world. The hardware behind Arduino is an open source physical ...

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