In this chapter, you will learn how to install EAGLE™ Light Edition and will discover the various views and screens that make up an EAGLE project. EAGLE (Easily Applicable Graphical Layout Editor) is a product of the German company Cadsoft. The company is now a subsidiary of Premier Farnell, which also owns Newark Electronics in the United States and CPC in the United Kingdom.

The software has been around for many years, and despite having a user interface that can seem a little daunting to newcomers, it is a powerful and flexible product. It has become a standard for hobby use primarily because of its freeware version and ...

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