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Arduino programming guide � part 1

Feb 11, 2011, 22:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gareth Halfacree)

"Gareth Halfacree shows us how to get started with programming for Arduino and open hardware by create an electronic music box. The first of our three part guide assumes no prior experience in either programming or developing with Arduino.

"Resources
Arduino Experimenter's Starter Kit
Arduino IDE

"The Arduino project is a hacker's dream: originally designed as a way of getting students involved in microcontroller programming and electronic design, it offers a quick and easy route for programmers to take their skills out of the digital realm and into the physical.

"Better yet, the Arduino's plug and play nature and the C-based programming environment mean that it's easy to get started, even if you lack experience in electronics. To prove it, this three-part project is going to walk you through building a simple Arduino music box, programming it with the Arduino IDE, integrating it with your PC, and finally adding a useful LCD display to your project."

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