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The BeagleBone Black Primer by Brian McLaughlin

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3. Getting Started

To get started with the BeagleBone Black, you will want to obtain the board itself and some of the basic parts. The board is available from a number of resources. The beagleboard.org website provides some great places to buy the board (see http://beagleboard.org/black). Of course, I have my favorite suppliers, which are both a major part of the Maker community:

Image SparkFun Electronics (http://sparkfun.com)—Boulder, Colorado–based SparkFun Electronics was founded on the idea of open source and open hardware. The company has an extensive catalog of electronics parts and components and consistently supports the community. SparkFun ...

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