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Mastering Arduino by Jon Hoffman

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Arduino IDE

The Arduino IDE is an integrated development environment that can be installed locally on Windows, macOS and Linux-based computers. The IDE can be downloaded from the Arduino software page at this URL: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software. At the time this book is written, the latest stable version of the IDE is 1.8.5.

The following images show what the IDE will look like when it is first run:

We will start using the IDE at the end of this chapter where we will build our first sketch. We will be using it, as well as the Web Editor extensively throughout the rest of this book. For now, let's briefly explore the IDE so we can ...

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