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Scratch Cookbook by Brandon Milonovich

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Setting up the sensor board

Let's work through this recipe to get our sensor board set up.

Getting ready

The first step is physically setting up the PicoBoard, getting your computer set up to recognize it, and then setting up Scratch to know it is there. These are all things we are going to take care of in this recipe so that you are ready for the rest of the chapter to dive into using the sensor board.

How to do it...

Follow along these steps to get your PicoBoard ready to go. Do not connect the PicoBoard to the computer until you are instructed to do so in the following steps:

  1. Download the most up-to-date drivers for your board from http://picocricket.com/whichpicoboard.html.
  2. You'll be asked to determine if the board has a serial connection or USB. ...

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