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Mastering Arduino by Jon Hoffman

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Programming the Arduino - The Basics

I have been programming as long as I can remember, everything from teletypes and mainframes to personal computers and embedded devices. I have programmed games, business applications, websites and mobile apps but I can honestly say that I enjoy programming microcontroller boards like the Arduino the most.

The reason for this is with microcontrollers my programs can interact with the outside world through various sensors and motors rather than programming for simple human interaction. With microcontrollers we are only limited by our imagination and ingenuity however before we can begin conquering the world, we must first learn the basics of the Arduino programming language.

In this chapter, you will learn: ...

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