In Chapter 6, we concentrated on how the BoneScript software allows you to read and write from digital and analog inputs and outputs. In this chapter, we turn our attention to hardware and how we can use LEDs, switches, and other components with the BeagleBone Black.
Whereas in Chapter 6 we restricted ourselves to nothing more sophisticated than the odd piece of wire and a multimeter, in this chapter we will be attaching more interesting things to the BeagleBone Black.
A great way of doing this is to use a solderless breadboard. As the name suggests, a solderless breadboard (or just breadboard) allows ...