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Mastering Internet of Things by Peter Waher

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Testing your Arduino board

Without disconnecting your Arduino board from your PC, you can test that it works as it should. Since the Firmata protocol is well known, there exist a lot of applications on varying operating systems, that can read sensors and control devices connected to the Arduino. Since we demonstrate Windows 10 in this book, you can use the Windows Remote Arduino Experience App for this purpose. It can be downloaded at https://www.microsoft.com/sv-se/store/p/windows-remote-arduino-experience/9nblggh2041m.

To test this software, we also need to connect some devices to it for testing. Let's connect our light sensor, PIR sensor, and relay module to it to see if we can access them. Make sure to connect ground, power and signal ...

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